BIOFIN News and Media

Ensuring nature positive insurance

November
Can the insurance sector help safeguard our natural capital? By Onno van den Heuvel and Jan Kellett Estimates show that nature and ecosystems provide over US$125 trillion per year in...Read more

New twists to biodiversity finance solutions discussed at Europe, Asia & Pacific dialogue

November
By Abbie Trinidad, Senior Technical Advisor, BIOFIN From Georgia to the Pacific islands, BIOFIN’s diverse presence across Europe, Asia and the Pacific covers important rich biodiversity hotspots and vast ecosystems....Read more

Experts Share Strategies to Reduce Global Biodiversity Funding Gap

November
Over 70 biodiversity finance experts from Europe and Asia shared various approaches to reduce the global funding gap for biodiversity management at the United Nations Development Programme Biodiversity Finance Initiative’s...Read more

Mainstreaming biodiversity into environmental impact assessment processes in Rwanda

October
The Rwanda Environment Management Authority, with support from UNDP-BIOFIN Rwanda, organized training on Biodiversity Inclusive Environmental Impact Assess-ment (EIA) Guidelines in Kigali last month for ninety-four environmental practitioners’ members of...Read more

BIOFIN Mexico participates in workshop on Voluntary Carbon Markets in Yucatan

October
The Secretariat of Sustainable Development (SDS, for its acronym in Spanish) of the state of Yucatan, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) Mexico,...Read more