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Ghana's REDD+ inclusion efforts recognized globally – Benito Owusu Bio

Hon. Benito Owusu-Bio, the Deputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources responsible for Lands and Forestry has identified the inclusion of all persons as a key feature of Ghana’s ramped up strategy and efforts in building a resilient climate condition capable of withstanding climate change crisis.

COP28: Lands Minister calls for increased investment in forest and nature financing

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, has expressed optimism that the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) will serve as a pivotal moment to increase investments for the financing of initiatives centred on nature and forests.

Ghana signs $50m Emission Reduction Payment Agreement under LEAF Coalition

The Forestry Commission, under the auspices of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, has signed Emission Reductions Payment Agreement (ERPA) with Emergent Forest Finance Accelerator Incorporated (Emergent), a US-based non-profit organisation that serves as the convenor and coordinator of the Lowering Emissions by Accelerating Forest Finance (LEAF) Coalition.