Biodiversity Finance

Photo: Nino Zedginidze/UNDP
Photo: Nino Zedginidze/UNDP
In Georgia, UNDP’s Biodiversity Finance Initiative helps orphaned bears return to nature. Kopala and Chopika, two uproarious bear cubs, were named after mythical Georgian heroes. A third and smaller brown bear, who arrived at the Tbilisi Zoo bear sanctuary limping from a foot injury, was named ‘Garr...Read more
By Sneha Verma, BIOFIN intern University students in Nepal are now being equipped with a deeper knowledge of how conservation finance can help protect and restore nature thanks to a partnership between UNDP-BIOFIN and Tribhuvan University. During the process of implementation of BIOFIN in Nepal, var...Read more
The Government of Uzbekistan and UNDP-BIOFIN held a high-level inception workshop on 1 December to kick start the country’s work around biodiversity finance, formerly launching as a BIOFIN methodology country. “The importance of this event cannot be overestimated, as the problems of sustainable deve...Read more
Dunes outside Niamey, the captital
Dunes outside Niamey, the captital
Niger is the latest nation to join UNDP’s Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN), becoming the 41 st country to do so, thanks to support from the government of Belgium. In the coming years they will measure, in cooperation with the Executive Secretariat of the National Environment Council for Sust...Read more