Protection of 400 million Hectares of Forests


Name of initiative Protection of 400 million Hectares of Forests
LPAA initiative Yes
NAZCA Initiative Yes
Website address
Related initiatives
Starting year 2014
End year
Secretariat Jorge Gabriel Furagaro Kuetgaje, COICA, Ecuador,
Organisational structure
Geographical coverage Latin America and The Caribbean
Name of lead organisation COICA
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation Ecuador


Description Within the initiative “Protection of 400 million hectares of forests by indigenous peoples”, a global coalition of indigenous peoples from the Amazon, Central America, the Congo Basin and Indonesia pledge to protect 400 million hectares of forests, in these regions
Activities It is a political declaration that brings together governments, companies and civil society actors – including indigenous peoples organizations – with the common aim of halving the loss of natural forests by 2020, and striving to end it by 2030.
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Political dialogue, Implementation
Activity of initiative Awareness raising and outreach, Goal setting (ex-ante)
Goal setting (ex-ante) — Mitigation - Forestry
Value (Mha)200400
Comments on indicators and goals
How will goals be achieved
Have you changed or strenghtened your goals
Progress towards the goals
How are you tracking progress of your initiative
Available reporting


Participants Number Names
Members 16  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 16 Led by the CAUCUS IP/COICA (Amazon Area),  16 organizations have joined this international coalition,  including for example: Asia Indigenous Women’s Network (Philippines),  Indigenous Peoples’ Global Partnership on Climate Change,  Forests and Sustainable Development (Philippines),  Indigenous Peoples Foundation for Education and Environment (Thailand).
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 25 July 2019 10:16:18

Not only have national states as participators