‘Biodiversity Finance Solutions Exhibition - 5th BIOFIN Global Conference’ This poster is part of an series of all BIOFIN countries and showcases the innovative (existing or potential) finance solutions and work of the countries and partners. As part of the 5th Global Conference on Biodiversity Fina...Read more
Babagon Catchment in Sabah. Credit GEF SGP
Babagon Catchment in Sabah. Credit GEF SGP
By Ainur Shalakhanova, Pek Chuan Gan, Onno van den Heuvel, Abbie Trinidad Conservation areas have many benefits for people that go beyond a local area. The cost associated with conservation measures are largely incurred at local level. Ecological fiscal transfers (EFT) help balance this out. It is a...Read more
Nature conservation can be a challenge, especially for local governments. Protected areas can reap tremendous benefits for a country, and indeed the planet. But often local governments must deal with a double bind of having to shoulder the costs of conserving the land and water as well as the costs...Read more
Representatives from across Europe, Asia and Pacific are encouraging increased investment in nature from both the public and private sectors, with emerging data revealing that significant finance gaps remain for countries to achieve their biodiversity targets. As the host country for the 5 th Biodiv...Read more