South Africa

South Africa remains one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. The country is home to 10% of the world’s plant species and 7% of its reptile, bird and mammal species. Furthermore, endemism rates reach 56% for amphibians, 65% for plants and up to 70% for invertebrates. The Government of Sout...Read more
(c) Caroline Cavalli
(c) Caroline Cavalli
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Africa through its Biodiversity Finance Initiative Project (BIOFIN), with the support of Impact Observatory and the Sustainable Markets Foundation, partnered with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) and the South A...Read more
Strengthening the biodiversity finance community in Africa 16 April, Maputo — Generating sustainable social and economic growth while ensuring biodiversity protection is the focus of representatives of more than 10 African countries gathering in Maputo, Mozambique this week to debate and share lesso...Read more