Mozambique becomes the first country to receive, from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), Emission Reduction Payments from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Mozambique is the first country to receive results-based payments for reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. The payment of approximately USD 6.4 million for reducing 1.28 million tons of carbon emissions is the first to be made by the Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF), a program that aims to reduce deforestation and land degradation in nine districts of Zambézia Province, namely, Mocuba, Mulevala, Mocubela, Alto-Molocue, Maganja da Costa, Pebane, Ile, Gilé and Gúruè.

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