Natural Climate Solutions: Monthly News & Reports Summary

News stories from February 2021

Recent consultations   

Policy & Market Developments  

  • World Bank FCPF: The World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership (FCPF) has signed a $50 million Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA) with Madagascar and a $45 million ERPA with Nepal. This marks 12 FCPF countries that now have ERPAs signed with the World Bank for a total contract value of over US$600 million

Recent Reports


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Upcoming events

  • Global Forest Summit: Reforest’Action & The Open Diplomacy Institute are hosting the Global Forest Summit on 12 March. Registration details available here.
  • World Bank, IETA and CDP NCS Workshop: IETA is co-organising a workshop with the Wordld Bank and CDP, Natural Climate Solutions: Unlocking Private Sector Finance for Sustainable Landscape Management on 16-18 March. Registration details available here and agenda available here
    • Day 1: will explore financing instruments and approaches to facilitating private sector engagement. Add to calendar
    • Day 2: will feature most of the IETA sessions and will focus on climate finance more deeply. Add to calendar
    • Day 3: will highlight the role that companies must play in eliminating deforestation from the production of agricultural commodities. Add to calendar
  • Reuters Events: Reuters is hosting the Natural Capital & Biodiversity Week from 15-19 March. Details and registration available here.
  • IETA LIVE ICROA Event: As a part of IETA’s LIVE Series, ICROA is holding an event “Success stories of the VCM” on 24 March from 11:00 – 12.30 EST | 17:00 – 18:30 CET. Registration will be available soon.