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Sponsors

We are thankful for the generous financial support of the following organisations towards Forest Day.

Australian Government

AusAID is the Australian Government agency responsible for managing Australia's overseas assistance programme, which aims to assist developing countries reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development, in line with Australia's national interest.

Department for International Development, United Kingdom

The UK's Department for International Development (DFID) supports long-term programs to help tackle the underlying causes of poverty in developing countries. DFID has offices in around 40 developing countries, and provides bilateral aid to around 90 countries. DFID's partnerships with governments, civil society, and the private sector contribute towards the eight Millennium Development Goals. DFID uses the Millennium Development Goals to frame its aid programs. Thematic areas of DFID's work include: Climate and environment; Water and sanitation; Agricultural productivity and sustainability; and Prevention and mitigation of natural disasters.

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation

Norad aims to be the centre of expertise for evaluation, quality assurance and dissemination of the results of Norwegian development cooperation, jointly with partners in Norway, developing countries and the international community. Norad administers development assistance through grants provided to partners that contribute to poverty reduction.

European Comission

European Commission

The European Commission represents the general interest of the EU and is the driving force in proposing legislation (to Parliament and the Council), administering and implementing EU policies, enforcing EU law (jointly with the Court of Justice) and negotiating in the international arena.

Forest Carbon Partnership

Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

The World Bank is the Trustee of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility's (FCPF) Readiness Fund and Carbon Fund, and provides secretariat services through a Facility Management Team. The Facility Management Team administers the Funds and makes proposals to the FCPF Participants Committee, and provides country advisory services and REDD+ methodology support.

In addition, the Facility Management Team works with other units of the World Bank to assist REDD+ Countries in preparing and implementing their Readiness Preparation Proposals (R-PPs) at their request, and ensure that FCPF operations comply with applicable World Bank Group policies, including in the areas of safeguards, procurement and financial management.

Past Sponsors

*Our sincere apologies to the Forest Carbon Partnership, which was accidentally omitted from the Forest Day 5 sponsor list.