BIOFIN News and Media

Big step for nature-positive public budgeting in Malawi

September
The Government of Malawi has made a huge stride in its efforts towards a nature-positive future by agreeing and approving the institutionalization of biodiversity expenditure coding in the public accounting...Read more

New online course to boost finance for protected areas in Kazakhstan

September
UNDP-BIOFIN has released a new online course ' New Approaches in Financial Management of Protected Areas ' this month that will train employees of environmental organizations in Kazakhstan on effective...Read more

Exploring the potential of human-wildlife conflict insurance as an innovative finance solution

August
UNDP is exploring innovative ways to unlock the potential of human-wildlife conflict insurance. The Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) and The Insurance & Risk Finance Facility (IRFF) – two UNDP programmes...Read more

+Women +Nature Programme: putting women at the heart of biodiversity finance in Costa Rica

August
By Ana Lucia Orozco Rubio, BIOFIN Costa Rica Coordinator, and Rafaella Sánchez, Gender Specialist BIOFIN-UNDP A groundbreaking programme in Costa Rica is promoting the creation of financial instruments for women...Read more

Groundbreaking MOU signed between PPP Center & DENR-BMB in Philippines

August
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to ensure that the use...Read more