6.1 Introduction

This chapter provides guidance on compiling the Biodiversity Finance Plan (BFP, the “Finance Plan”, or the “Plan”). The Finance Plan is the guiding document for implementing finance solutions for the next 5-10 years in a country. It uses the evidence and understanding gathered on biodiversity finance throughout the entire BIOFIN Process. This introduction clarifies the aims and objectives. The second part describes the six steps to develop the Plan.