Norway and Germany Admit Possible End of the Amazon Fund

Major donors are against changes proposed by the Bolsonaro government in the management of the billion-dollar fund. After meeting with ambassadors, minister Ricardo Salles additionally mentions the potential for an end to the program.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Environment minister Ricardo Salles and the ambassadors of Norway and Germany met on Wednesday, July 3rd, to discuss the deadlock caused by the reforms being introduced by the Bolsonaro government to change the Amazon Fund administration, the program used to finance the protection of the world's largest rainforest.

After the meeting, Salles and Ambassadors Nils Martin Gunneng (Norway) and Georg Witschel (Germany) admitted that the project could be terminated should the deadlock . . .

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