Conservation Finance

Martin San Diego/Smile Magazine
Martin San Diego/Smile Magazine
The public came together in the Philippines and across the world to support the crowdfunding campaign 'Together for Tamaraws', raising money to save tamaraws from extinction and help protect the livlihoods of park rangers who protect them. With the original aim of raising $23,000, $32,000 was raised...Read more
By Massimiliano Riva, Investment Advisor, UN Joint SDG Fund (Click Here to access publication) Re-thinking and applying strategies to ‘move mountains’ It is a necessary - but incredibly difficult – task to direct private investments into nature conservation and the preservation of biodiversity. But...Read more
Priority Regions of the Sustainable Productive Landscape Project. Source: CONABIO
Priority Regions of the Sustainable Productive Landscape Project. Source: CONABIO
Through the BIOFIN process, several countries have identified that rather than creating new funds, environmental funds have been set up and are in place; however, many of them are not fully operational and effective. This is the case of Mexico, were the Climate Change Fund was created in 2012 throug...Read more
COVID-19 has exposed critical gaps in the way the world treats and finances its biodiversity. The global pandemic presents a stark reminder that now is the time to reset humanity’s relationship with nature. How to fund that shift is the focus of an international biodiversity finance conference this...Read more
The rich and diverse natural environment of Uzbekistan combined with its gradual transition to a market economy and burgeoning institutional and policy capacities, has piqued the interest of the young republic’s government to join BIOFIN. Jessica Alvsilver, BIOFIN’s Technical Adviser recently joined...Read more