Tropical Forests and Green Growth – between Conservation and Production

Event Type
Off-Site-Veranstaltung COP20

Lima, Peru, 02.12.2014


German Development Insitute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

This event brought together national decision-makers and global leaders in environmental policy to discuss the role of tropical forests within a Green Economy. How can countries solve tensions between national needs for growth and international commitments to reduce deforestation? How can differing domestic interests with regard to forest policy be resolved? What aspects of international cooperation and financing mechanisms have had positive impacts with regard to forest policy in developing countries, and what can be improved?



  • Aaron Drayer, Program Manager, GGGI

Discussion with the following panellists:

  • Gabriel Quijandría, Vice Minister of the Environment, Peru
  • Fabiola Muñoz, Director of the National Forest Service, Peru
  • Norbert Gorissen, Head of IKI, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Germany
  • Juan Chang, Coordinator, Climate Change and Sustainability, Interamerican Development Bank, Washington
  • Manuel Rodríguez Becerra, Professor, University of the Andes, and former Environment Minister, Colombia


  • Mónica Ribadeneira, Forest Specialist, KfW Development Bank, Peru

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Event information

Date / h
02.12.2014 / 19:00 - 21:00


Pabellón Bosques
Lima, Peru