May 15, 2019

A Carbon Fund to Reduce Deforestation and Improve Living Conditions of population in the Sangha Tri-National forest complex

Sangha Tri-National Trust Fund (FTNS) designed the project to put in place a carbon fund which will contribute to the sustainable management of community forests surrounded TNS national parks through a mechanism based on payment of carbon credits sold in the voluntary carbon market.
September 4, 2019

Biodiversity Offsets in Mozambique inside the Protected Areas Network via a Conservation Trust Fund

In this case study,BIOFUND has supported the creation of a national enabling environment for offsets implementation in partnership with the Government of Mozambique, COMBO Project (consortium of WCS, Biotope and Forest Trends) and UNDP/BIOFIN Project, with co-financing from RedLAC/CAFÉ and USAID/Counterpart International (CPI).
December 12, 2014

Compensation at Rio de Janeiro: the Biodiversity Conservation Mechanism

Funbio presents a detailed account of its project in partnership with the government of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The financial mechanisms manages and executes resources from private companies that must meet mandatory compensation targets.
October 21, 2019

Cultivating Successful Cooperation Between Environmental Funds, Donors and Investors

This handbook was prepared for the 1st workshop of Project K (Knowledge for Action project). It focuses on how to negotiate with the private sector and address international cooperation for EFs.
May 15, 2019

Design of a FM for socioeconomic development of territories in the surrounding of large scale infrastructure projects by supporting sustainable forest chains

FUNBIO presents the “Forest Innovation” financial mechanism (FM) which lies at the intersection between socio-economic development and sustainability in territories around large infrastructure projects through the local environmental potentialities (environmental assets).
May 15, 2019

EF-to-EF Mentorship program between Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (Funbio) and BioGuiné Foundation (FBG)

The mentoring project between the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund – Funbio (mentor) and the BioGuinea Foundation – FBG (mentee) aimed to share knowledge about evaluation and design of financial mechanisms – FMs. It is a Funbio’s expertise and a theme with rare capacity-building opportunities, since the literature on the subject is very limited and there are few environments where there are training on these mechanism
May 15, 2019

EF-to-EF Mentorship program between La Fondation pour le Tri-National de la Sangha (FTNS) and Fondation des Savanes Ouest Africaines (FSOA)

Through the program with FTNS, the FSOA (mentored) could clearly identify the issues and steps of regionalising its financial mechanism which has had significant progress.
May 15, 2019

EF-to-EF Mentorship program between Malawi Environmental Endowment Trust (MEET) and Profonanpe

This case study presents the activities, outcomes, benefits and challenges of a mentorship exchange between Malawi Environmental Endowment Trust (MEET), as the mentee, and Profonanpe, as the mentor, in order to facilitate knowledge transfer and mutual learning around direct access modalities for climate financing through the Adaptation Fund (AF) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
December 11, 2014

Flexible resource mobilization in Ecuador: the Socio Bosque Fund

FAN introduces the flexible and adaptable Socio Bosque Fund. The case details how various funding sources are able to make use of the same financial mechanism.
December 12, 2014

Monito Lucachi Trust Fund: online auctions for conservation

FUNDESNAP presents a collaborative and innovative funding mechaninsm, which involves auctioning the name of a recently-discovered animal species in order to raise resources for the protection of its habitat.
May 15, 2019

Payments for Environmental Services (PES): Lichenya River Catchment Environmental Restoration Action

Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust (MMCT) is facilitating yet to be the first Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) action within the watershed catchment of Lichenya River on Mt Mulanje in the Southern Malawi. The commitment was made available to Mulanje Electricity Generation Agency (MEGA) – a social enterprise,to finance repair of one hydropower generation scheme in exchange for a long-term financial obligation to support upstream catchment landscape management.
May 15, 2019

Program related investment initiative for climate change adaptation

The Forever Costa Rica Association (FCRA) is launching a Program Related Investment (PRI) Initiative that will catalyze investments, with capital procured from the Debt-for-Nature Swap between Costa Rica and the United States, in small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) or businesses developing sustainable use programs within and surrounding the Second Debt-for-Nature Swap prioritized geographical areas.
December 11, 2014

Resource mobilization at BaCoMaB: Fishing Agreements with the European Union

A detailed account of the resource mobilization strategies by BaCoMaB, including participation from the national government and the valuation of the park's contribution to the international fishery industry.
December 11, 2014

Resource Mobilization Strategies for Environmental Funds

An introduction to traditional funding sources is followed by an overview of the institutional requirements for resource mobilization. The handbook further explores innovative funding mechanisms
December 11, 2014

The Biodiversity Conservation Mechanism and compensation resources in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Funbio briefly presents its project in partnership with the government of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The financial mechanisms manage and execute resources from private companies that must meet mandatory compensation targets.
December 12, 2014

The Flight of the Butterflies: an IMAX 3D experience to raise awareness and financial resources

FMCN introduces a public-private initiative to raise awareness and funds for the protection of the monarch butterfly during its international migratory pattern. The initiative resulted in an IMAX 3D film, broadcasted worldwide.