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Forest Carbon Partnership Facility & BioCarbon Fund

Organisation: World Bank Group

Through the financial solutions it offers and the partnerships it forges, the World Bank is focusing on moving from degraded landscapes, poverty and low productivity to creating economic returns, high productivity levels and secured livelihoods. Combining and coordinating public and private resources is seen as the only way to reduce poverty and reach national climate change commitments that REDD+ Emission Reductions programs contribute to, while investments across sectors have the capacity to shift business-as-usual land use practices towards a greener future. The presentation uses the example of Mozambique to illustrate work done in rural development and natural resource management focusing on REDD+.