Mozambique has become the first country in the world to receive a payment from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) for reducing carbon emissions, Report informs referring to the Club of Mozambique.

The Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, which is a World Bank trust fund, paid the country $6.4 million for reducing carbon emissions by 1.28 million tons since 2019.

Mozambique received the payment after submitting an official monitoring report confirming the emission reductions along with an independent third-party verification which was carried out between September 2020 and May 2021.