Biodiversity Finance

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
After BIOFIN Thailand’s successful crowdfunding campaign to help clean up the beaches of Koh Tao and support livelihoods impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the former Mayor of the island took his experiences to graduate from the 2020 – 2021 Asia Pacific Mayors Academy. Chaiyant Thurasakul was select...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