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Conservation needs resources.

The survival and well-being of all species require healthy ecosystems, whose conservation depends on long-term, extensive and effective funding. As a collaborative network, the CFA helps to address the challenges of sustainable financing for conservation. Together, governments, multilateral agencies, NGOs, private companies, academic institutions, and independent experts, cooperate to promote conservation finance solutions through exchanging information and expertise and developing studies and tools


CFA NEWS

Thursday, Nov 6 2014

on Protected Areas

CFA workshop sessions on PAs at the World Parks Congress, 2014

The CFA kindly invites its members to attend its workshop sessions organized under IUCN’s World Parks Congress Stream 1, entitled “Reaching Conservation Goals”, both on Saturday, November 15th afternoon, within the event’s official schedule.
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Wednesday, Oct 29 2014

on CTIS

CTIS 2013 is now available!

The 7th report of the Conservation Trust Fund Survey (CTIS) series has just been released and is now available for download. The report overs the performance of Conservation Trust Funds during the calendar year of 2013 and relies on information provided by 43 Funds from Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Oceania about endowments and sinking funds.
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Thursday, Oct 09 2014

on Innovative Finance

Participate in CFA's crowdfunding experience at the World Parks Congress, in November

The CFA Pavilion will address a theme on ‘innovative financing’ to sustain conservation. One session, scheduled on Saturday 15 November at 15h30, will invite you for the ‘crowdfunding’ experience. See the instructions on how participate until October 15th!
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Wednesday, Sep 24 2014

on Events

The CFA invites its members to the 2014 CFA Global Meeting

The 2014 CFA Global Meeting will take place on November 13th and 19th, during the sixth edition of IUCN’s World Parks Congress, in Sydney, Australia.
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Monday, Sep 22 2014

on Events

The CFA presents its Pavilion at the World Parks Congress, 2014

The CFA Pavilion will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m., from November 13th until 19th, located under the Dome, at the heart of the WPC, at Sydney Olympic Park.
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Friday, Sep 19 2014

on Environmental funds

Asian-Pacific Network of Conservation Trust Funds and Environmental Funds preliminary meeting in November

The CFA is supporting the first preliminary meeting of an Asian-Pacific Network of Conservation Trust Funds and Environmental Funds to be held on Sunday, November 16th, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, at Sydney Olympic Park, during the sixth edition of IUCN’s World Parks Congress in Australia.
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Monday, Aug 25 2014

on Oportunities

MedPAN and WWF seek consultants for MPA financing study

The main goal of this consultancy is developing a guide for the financing of MPAs in the region. Deadline for applying is September 5th, 2014.
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Friday, Aug 1st 2014

on CTIS

CFA hosts a webinar on Impact Investment

The webinar happened on July 2nd, 2014 and addressed CFA's publication launched on February 2014, entitled "Supporting biodiversity conservation ventures: Assessing the Impact Investing sector for an investment strategy to support environmental entrepreneurism", elaborated by Josh Donlan (ACS).
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Tuesday, Jul 1st 2014

on CFA Blog

To No Net Loss of Biodiversity and Beyond: A global conference addressing biodiversity offsets by Ray Victurine

This article addresses the global conference hosted by Forest Trends, the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP), the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) at ZSL, London in June 2014.
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Tuesday, Jun 24 2014

on Protected Areas

Colorado State University Mobile Seminar on Tourism and Protected Areas

CSU's Center for Protected Area Management will hold its II Mobile Seminar on Tourism in Protected Areas from 10-25 September 2014. Classes will take place in in Fort Collins, Colorado, one hour north of Denver, Colorado’s capital city. Send your application!
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Sunday, Jun 22 2014

on CTIS

Call for photos for 2013 CTIS report

The Conservation Trust Investment Survey 2013 report is well underway. Many CTFs have already participated in order to assure this year's publication to be even better than the previous ones. Here's how you can be part of this initiative.
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Thursday, Jun 5 2014

on CTIS

CFA and RedLAC hold a side event on Conservation Finance and EFs during the 5th GEF Assembly

On May 27th, RedLAC and the Conservation Finance Alliance (CFA) organized a side event entitled “Environmental Funds and Conservation Finance”, during the 5th Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly in Cancún, Mexico. Read more information on this event.
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Wednesday, Jun 4 2014

on Events

Early bird registration for the World Parks Congress 2014 closes on June, 30!

Early bird registration for the World Parks Congress 2014 is open until June 30th, 2014. Participants may register for the Congress in full or for an individual day. CFA Global Meeting 2014 will take place during the event.
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Saturday, May 31 2014

on CFA Blog

Forests Asia Summit 2014: What’s next? by Nety Riana Sari and Jeri Imansyah

This article summarizes the main highlights of one of the largest conservation events in Asia in recent years and invite us to reflect on what's next for the continent's environmental policies.
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Wednesday, May 28 2014

on Oportunities

TNC seeks Fundraising/Resource Mobilization Specialist

Deadline for proposals submission is June 15th, 2014.
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Monday, May 5 2014

on CFA Blog

Park Bonds: A new mechanism to secure the long-term financing of Protected Area networks by Benjamin Landreau

This article presents the advantages and drawbacks of two existing environmental assets – Forest Bonds and Green Bonds – in order to argue the case for a new type of environmental asset targeting the conservation of Protected Areas: Park Bonds.
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Friday, Apr 25 2014

on CFA Blog

"The Invaluable Project: Valuations, Markets and Policies for Biodiversity and Ecosystem services" by Renaud Lapeyre

The article addresses a project which main objective is to clarify the potential of market-based instruments (MBIs) to better integrate biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) into society, based on appropriate institutional arrangements for relevant public policies and an improved utilization of economic valuation approaches.
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Monday, Mar 31 2014

on Protected Areas

CFA Working Group on Protected Areas Financing invited to become a WCPA Specialist Group

The CFA was invited by IUCN to support the conservation finance agenda in IUCN’s World Parks Congress 2014. Click here to know more!
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Tuesday, Mar 25 2014

on CFA Blog

Conservation Finance is Gearing Up for Wall Street by Logan Yonavjak

Logan Yonavjak's article put the supply side of conservation finance in the spotlight in order to approach the growth of private sector engagement towads conservation goals.
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Friday, Mar 21 2014

on CFA Blog

6 Functions for the International Climate Agreement by Jennifer Morgan

Jennifer Morgan (WRI) article discusses how UN's international climate agreement - which will be finalized in 2015 - can achieve effectiveness, by listing 6 relevant functions to be adressed.
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Tuesday, Nov 12 2013

on CTIS

CTIS 2012 is launched!

The sixth report of the Conservation Trust Fund Survey (CTIS) series covers the performance of Conservation Trust Funds during the calendar year of 2012 and relies on information provided by 36 Funds from all over the world.
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Wednesday, Mar 28 2012

on Environmental funds

EFWG co-chair talks about the end of EFs’ life cycle

The CFA Environmental Funds Working Group welcomed Scott Lampman, director of the Tropical Forest Conservation Act Secretariat and co-chair of the CFA EFWG, to present his thoughts on the closing stages of an EF’s life cycle.
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