This article was originally published on The Korea Herald.


“The Global Green Growth Institute signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Forest Service on Wednesday as it seeks to open projects related to reforestation and energy in North Korea.

The international organization based in Seoul said it has made contact with the North Korean government to discuss collaborative projects on reforestation and renewable energy there. It is currently arranging the schedule for an actual meeting.

The partnership with the KFS will allow the two to create synergy in their goals of spreading the use of clean energy and aiding reforestation in North Korea, Frank Rijsberman, GGGI director-general, said at the ceremony Wednesday.

“The MOU we sign today is a start of our collaboration on a number of fronts. We are exploring ways to achieve 100 percent renewable energy on the Korean Peninsula,” he said. Their cooperation is expected to generate financial, social and natural capital returns, the GGGI said…”

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