BIOFIN News and Media

Zambia Ministry of Finance adopts new fiscal benefits for green bonds

October
Zambia's Minister of Finance and National Planning, Hon Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane, MP, last week presented the 2023 National Budget before the National Assembly, unveiling an exemption from withholding tax interest...Read more

BIOFIN Mexico participates in the study: "National readiness for nature-related disclosures in emerging markets"

September
From late 2021 to early 2022, the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) Mexico team participated, along with four other country teams (Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, and Zambia), in a study with...Read more

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and The Environment Launches Biodiversity Sector Investment Portal

September
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) has launched the Biodiversity Sector Investment Portal to link investors with bankable projects as a means of growing the Biodiversity Economy....Read more

From bees to banks, from women to nature: LAC Region leading the way in biodiversity finance

September
Thirteen countries from across the Latin American and Caribbean region came together in Costa Rica earlier this month to focus on how they can further boost excellent progress in unlocking...Read more

More Women More Nature: Supporting clean cosmetics in Costa Rica

September
At the height of COVID-19-related lockdowns in Costa Rica, Elizabeth Ramirez Gonzalez and Andrea Rojas Cruz, both out of work, decided to do an online course on organic cosmetics. They...Read more