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WWF FOREST PRACTICE - COP27 EXPECTATIONS - October 2022

4 October 2022

Summary

WWF FOREST PRACTICE COP27 EXPECTATIONS October 2022 © WWF-Tanzania FORESTS IN THE CLIMATE AND NATURE AGENDA The 2022 UN climate change conference, COP27, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, is an opportunity to shift attention from high-level climate commitments to action, developing and disseminating the tools and resources necessary to address threats to forests and nature on the ground, particularly at. [...] While commitments to end and reverse and forest degradation, such as removing subsidies deforestation by the public and private sectors at COP26 for unsustainable agricultural and extractive activities,3 were a welcome step, the scale of action needed to meet the improving land tenure security and governance, and urgency of the deforestation crisis is missing. [...] There is a need to repurpose harmful subsidies and incentives to increase and reallocate finance for sustainable and equitable conservation and management of forests. [...] governments, multilateral institutions, and private foundations to prioritize the establishment of new and direct finance Governments can and should improve forest and land mechanisms to meet this need, codesigning them with governance and enable the active participation and IPLC groups. [...] to align their efforts to catalyze action and scale up © WWF-Tanzania 4 WWF, UNEP-WCMC, SGP/ICCA-GSI, LM, TNC, CI, WCS, EP, ILC-S, CM, IUCN The State of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Lands and Territories: A technical review of the state of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ lands, their contributions to global biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services, the pressures th.

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