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.
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 […]
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.
December 10, 2014

Environmental Funds and Payment for Ecosystem Services

The handbook defines main concepts for payment for ecosystem services, presents a step by step approach to develop a PES project and proposes the main roles […]
December 12, 2014

Extractive Industries and the financial sustainability of protected areas in Bolivia

A strategic partnership between FUNDESNAP and Gas Oriente Boliviano is presented in this case. The company partly owns and operates a gas pipeline that runs across Bolivia. FUNDESNAP acts as an administrator and facilitator between stakeholders.
December 12, 2014

Extractive Industries and the Role of Environmental Funds

The handbook discusses the contemporary context of extractive industries in Africa and explores how EFs can work with these companies. It is completed by analysis of examples and challenges.
December 11, 2014

Fundraising Strategies for Environmental Funds

A practical guide on contemporary fundraising trends and funding sources. It presents a step by step approach to designing a fundraising strategy, and basic requirements of […]
December 11, 2014

Governance in complex settings: merging Environmental Funds

The case presents the process of unification of two different environmental trust funds in Jamaica, in order to improve effectiveness and viability. This is a brief account of the challenges and opportunities involved in combining both governance structures.
December 11, 2014

Governance Strategies for Environmental Funds

The handbook presents the basic principles and components of EFs'' governance structure and details the roles and responsibilities of governing bodies. It concludes with guidance on relationship with donors and strategic partners.
December 12, 2014

How to write cases studies to share your Environmental Fund’s experience

The handbook provides a concise description of the methodology and steps to be followed for the preparation of a case study, which can be used to promote successful solutions and share lessons learnt.
December 11, 2014

Monitoring the Impact of Environmental Funds on Biodiversity in Protected Areas

The handbook is an introduction to M&E and impact assessment approaches. It draws on the experience of the RedLAC Impact Monitoring Working Group to collaboratively develop […]
December 11, 2014

Opportunities for EFs in Compensation and Offset Schemes

An exercise-based overview of offset and compensation schemes, which clarifies technical concepts, analyzes risks and opportunities, presents emerging standards and methodologies, and identifies clear roles for EFs.
October 21, 2019

Practice Standards for EFs: focus on Asset Management & Sustainability

This handbook was prepared for the 2nd workshop of Project K (Knowledge for Action project) “Using the Practice Standards". It focuses on the development of evidenced-based norms, the Practice Standards, for use by EFs and those institutions and individuals who provide financial and technical support to them.
November 10, 2019

Programme Monitoring & Evaluation processes in Environmental Funds

This handbook was prepared for the 4th workshop of Project K (Knowledge for Action project). It focuses on monitoring and evaluation processes for EFs.
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

Strategic Planning for Environmental Funds

A primer in Strategic Planning with focus on needs and challenges faced by EFs. The handbook identifies differences between a Strategic Plan and other planning efforts, […]