Norway Is First Country To Commit To Zero Deforestation | PopularResistance.Org

 

SOURCE: Norway Is First Country To Commit To Zero Deforestation | PopularResistance.Org

“Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation. The Norwegian parliament pledged that the government’s public procurement policy will become deforestation-free, last month. Norway is a major funder of forest conservation projects worldwide and also supports human rights programmes for forest communities. The Rainforest Foundation Norway has campaigned for a number of years to secure a zero deforestation commitment from the Norwegian government and released a statement saying: “Norway is the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation in its public procurement.” […] ~ Sadie Levy Gale, Independent 

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