BIOFIN News and Media

Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka’s Tourism Sector embrace sustainability

The island of Sri Lanka sparks the imagination with its beautiful nature, beaches and famous tea. Small and medium enterprises play a vital role in the country’s economy, contributing more...Read more

Financing the right fossils – lessons from Egypt’s debt swap investments in the Valley of the Whales

A few hours’ drive from Cairo a natural treasure awaits - outdating anything from the age of the Pharaohs. Wadi-al-hitan (the Valley of the Whales) showcases ancient skeletons found in...Read more

Footprints of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) in Zambia’s Maiden Green Bond Issuance: A Win for Greening Zambia’s Financial Sector

In a historic move that was made public today at COP28 in Dubai, the Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) has announced the registration of Zambia's inaugural green bond issuance. This...Read more

UNDP BIOFIN and UNEP FI launch a new collaboration to align private and public finance with nature goals

Register to the first webinar on the Public-Private Community of Practice for Nature and Development Finance REGISTER HERE A year ahead of CBD COP16, UNDP BIOFIN and UNEP FI accelerate...Read more

Empowering Conservation Projects: Finance Resource Database for Biodiversity (FIRE) Unveils Advanced Search and Inclusive Filters

In the ever-evolving landscape of biodiversity conservation, staying ahead and accessing relevant funding opportunities is crucial. The Finance Resources for Biodiversity (FIRE), a key platform in supporting conservation projects, has...Read more