Argentina, Cambodia, Ecuador, Sri Lanka and Nepal have joined a
that aims to solicit up to USD30 billion a year from rich countries to help poorer ones reduce their emissions of greenhouse gasses. Dubbed Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries, the initiative focuses on addressing forest degradation and deforestation. It is a partnership of the U.N. Development Program, U.N. Environment Program and the Food and Agriculture Organization.