Mobilising Finance for Forests: Government launches £150m rainforest protection push

James Murray
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Mobilising Finance for Forests: Government launches £150m rainforest protection push

Major new international funding programme designed to help protect tropical rainforests and catalyse £850m of private sector investment

The UK government has today launched a new multi-million pound fund designed to protect tropical rainforests that cover an area equivalent to the size of Wales Dubbed the Mobilising Finance for Forests...

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