The UNDP Biodiversity Finance Initiative BIOFIN

The Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) develops and pilots a new approach and methodology for leveraging increased biodiversity investments

BIOFIN is a global partnership addressing the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner. The Initiative provides an innovative methodology enabling countries to measure their current biodiversity expenditures, assess their financial needs in the medium term and identify the most suitable finance solutions to bridge their national biodiversity finance gaps. 

Explore country pages to learn more about activites in the countries and visit the Approach section to learn about the rationale and methodological framework. Read more >

Biodiversity finance resources

The Workbook

The BIOFIN workbook provides guidance to countries to measure their current biodiversity expenditure levels, asses their financial needs and identify the most suitable finance solutions.

Download it in English, Spanish and French

BIOFIN in a nutshell

The BIOFIN brochure provides useful information about the Initiative and its implementation in 30 countries worldwide.   

The BIOFIN brochure is available in English and Spanish