Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI)

Norway has pledged up to 3 billion NOK a year to help save the world's tropical forests while improving the livelihoods of those who life off, in, and near the forests.

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Our partnerships

Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) works closely with committed partners.

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Tropical forests can provide one third of the climate change solution over the next 15 years.

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Follow the money

The funds from Norway are allocated to partners working with all three phases of REDD+.


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Norway part of new agreement to support sustainable development and protect rainforest in DR Congo

The Central African Forest Initiative and the Demokratic Republic of Congo today signs a Letter of Intent to protect the world's second largest rainforest.

Det meste av Indonesias klimagassutslipp kommer fra avskoging og ødeleggelse av torvmyr, hovedsakelig for å etablere plantasjer. Her vises naturskog og palmeoljeplantasjer i Indonesia.

Indonesia to kick-start extensive peat land mapping

Indonesia and Norway partners with the World Resources Institute Indonesia to map priority peatland areas in order to support peatland restoration.


Norway and the US strengthen their collaboration on forests and climate change

- Norway and the US share the goal of halting global deforestation, says Norway's Minister of Climate and Environment, Vidar Helgesen.


Article Last updated: 2014-02-12

Tropical rainforests represent some of the world's most species-rich areas, and are also very vulnerable to extinctions and reduced biodiversity. The clearest threat to rainforest biodiversity is logging and deforestation.

GHG emissions from tropical deforestation

Article Last updated: 2014-02-12

Independent verification of results will provide confidence that REDD+ results are real. Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of forest carbon emissions and uptake is therefore of fundamental importance for making REDD+ viable.

Indigenous peoples and forests

Article Last updated: 2016-11-08

The engagement of Indigenous Peoples and communities will be a crucial determinant of success for the new global framework on climate change.

Forest monitoring

Article Last updated: 2016-06-23

The degree to which the countries in the tropics are capable of measuring deforestation, forest degradation and emissions, varies. Some countries have almost no data on the forest and changes in the forest cover, while other countries have very good systems.


Communication Adviser Ragnhild Eikenes

Phone: +47 22 24 57 61
Mobile phone: +47 996 96 542

Communication Adviser Snorre Tønset

Phone: +47 22 24 59 90
Mobile phone: +47 918 81 856