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.
December 11, 2014

BioCultura Programme: resource mobilization and co-management practices

FUNDESNAP presents the financial resource leveraging plan for the BioCultura Programme, which is co-managed between the Fund and other stakeholders. Resources were raised from multiple domestic and foreign donors.
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 11, 2014

Bondo hydro-power development: communication for community engagement in project implementation

Local communities are engaged in this power generating scheme in Malawi. MMCT presents the challenges and oral, written and visual communication strategies to keep individuals and local groups involved.
May 15, 2019

Carbon Neutral Organic Banana Project

The mechanism proposed by Profonanpe consists of the creation of a fund for the conservation of biodiversity and the mitigation and adaptation to climate change with resources from the production and marketing of organic bananas with the carbon neutral seal in the Piura region in the north of Peru.
December 11, 2014

Communication and Marketing for Environmental Funds

Many examples support this handbook in presenting basic elements, strategies and steps towards communication planning, with focus on institutional and online communication. It concludes with guidance […]
December 11, 2014

Communication Strategies as a central process to enable participative management of the Natural Protected Areas of Peru

PROFONANPE introduces communication strategies for social inclusion aimed at engaging local players in protected areas participative management. Author: Humberto Cabrera.
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.
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).
November 27, 2019

Developing a M&E Strategic Plan for Environmental Funds Focused on Biodiversity Impact

This Plan was prepared from the monitoring and evaluation working group of Project K (Knowledge for Action Project). Its focus is on the processes of monitoring and evaluation of EFs at the institutional level.
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 Fundación Natura Panama and Fondo de las Américas del Perú (FONDAM)

Through this mentorship with Natura Panama Foundation, FONDAM aimed to develop a short – term strategy to publicize its services and experiences through social media (Facebook and LinkedIN) and its website. In the long-term, this strategy will promote fundraising from the private sector in order to implement climate change adaptation projects through a financial 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).
May 15, 2019

EF-to-EF Mentorship program between Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature, A.C. and Patrimonio Natural Fund

Strengthening between funds recovers and disseminates the most significant experience and learning of the Peer-to-Peer Virtual Presence Project supported by the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature, A.C. (FMCN) and the Patrimonio Natural Fund of Colombia (PN). The main goal was strengthen the capabilities of Patrimonio Natural and FMCN through the joint design of a knowledge management strategy, around strategic issues that make viable the financial sus-tainability of Colombia’s protected areas.
December 11, 2014

Enriching institutional communication: the “Click FUNDESNAP”

FUNDESNAP presents its photography contest, which reveals images that are rarely seen and that reflect the point of view of protected areas guards. The photographs now […]
December 11, 2014

Flexible fundraising: the Funbio Partnership Funds Program

The Partnership Funds Program was a flexible and thematically wide fundraising strategy during Funbio''s early days. It helped the Fund to identify institutional partners and allowed it to leverage adittional resources for biodiversity conservation.
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 11, 2014

Funbio’s Sustainable Dialogues: communication and partnership with the private sector

An overview of the Sustainable Dialogues Programme, which was designed to support Funbio”s strategic objectives and engage the private sector through a series of meetings between […]
December 11, 2014

Fundraising at EAMCEF: a case of bilateral agreement

EAMCEF describes the two-year process of securing financial support from the Royal Government of Norway. Author: Francis Sabuni.