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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

Friday, Jan 30 2015

on CFA Blog

Channeling Trillions of Dollars Annually to Conservation? by Warren Lavey and Stephanie Lavey

This article addresses why, while selecting vendors, products, and services, purchasers should prioritize environmental standards and preferences. Businesses, governments, households and others could be sending powerful market signals favoring sustainable uses of natural resources, funding to protect ecosystems, and lighter environmental footprints.
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Wednesday, Jan 28 2015

on Events

KEHATI Award VIII: Biodiversity for nation prosperity

The event was organized by the Indonesia Biodiversity Fund. It was held on January 28th in Jakarta, Indonesia. Be attentive for the 2016 edition!
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Tuesday, Jan 27 2015

on CFA Blog

Sustainable finance for MPAs: unlocking finance streams using an ecosystem services approach by Viviana Luján Gallegos

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) often have to explore alternative financing mechanisms. This article discusses a system approach to explore sources of sustainable financing or improve the effectiveness of existing financing streams
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Thursday, Jan 22 2015

on CFA Blog

When protected areas sustain life and support development: myth or reality? by Ravaka Ranaivoson

This article highlights that the value of PAs must be ascertained and considered in order to make wise trade-offs between conservation and development.
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Thursday, Jan 15 2015

on Oportunities

New job opportunities worldwide

The CFA shares new position vacancies in the US, South Africa, Benin and the UK! Do not miss the opportunity to apply! Deadlines go from January 20th to February 6th.
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Monday, Jan 12 2015

on Events

The conservation agenda in 2015: conferences, forums & workshops

The Conservation Finance Alliance presents a selection of some interesting and relevant events in 2015, which promise to be key for the developments in the conservation world in the future. Make sure you're engaged!
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Monday, Jan 5 2015

on Environmental funds

Practice Standards for Conservation Trust Funds launched!

The Practice Standards for Conservation Trust Funds (CTFs) are the result of a collaborative initiative led by the CFA, aimed at developing evidenced-based norms for use by CTFs and those institutions and individuals who provide financial and technical support to them. The document was officially launched in Sydney 2014 and is now available in our CFA Library, together with its wiki version.
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Wednesday, Dec 3 2014

on Events

The Conservation Finance Pavilion: Our meeting point in Sydney 2014!

The CFA Pavilion was conceived as a platform for practitioners to meet and share lessons as well as a venue to learn about conservation finance. It was open from 7:30 a.m. to 9.00 p.m., from November 13th until 19th and was located under the Dome, at Sydney Olympic Park.
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Monday, Dec 1st 2014

on Protected Areas

The CFA launches the study Sustainable Financing of Protected Areas: Conservation Trust Funds and Projects at the WPC

The event happened on November 17th, at the CFA Pavilion, during the 6th edition of IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney, Australia.
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Monday, Dec 1st 2014

on Events

2014 CFA Global Meeting held in Sydney, Australia!

The event took place in two moments - November 13th and November 19th - at the CFA Pavilion, during the 6th edition of IUCN World Parks Congress, in Sydney, Australia.
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Sunday, Nov 30 2014

on Innovative Finance

Participate in CFA's crowdfunding experience: Saving the Golden Eagle in Mexico!

Meet the "Saving the Living Symbol of Mexico", a crowdfunding campaign launched in November, at the CFA Pavilion, during the World Parks Congress 2014, in Sydney, Australia.
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Monday, Nov 24 2014

on Environmental funds

Asian-Pacific Network of CTFs and EFs preliminary meeting takes place during the WPC

The CFA supported the first preliminary meeting of an Asian-Pacific Network of Conservation Trust Funds and Environmental Funds. It happenned 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, Nov 17 2014

on CTIS

The CTIS presented at the WPC 2014

The 7th edition of the Conservation Trust Investment Survey was presented at IUCN World Parks Congress, in Sydney, Australia, in November. The event took place at the Conservation Finance Pavilion.
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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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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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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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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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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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Monday, Jun 4 2012

on Environmental funds

RedLAC presents materials from 5 workshops in 3 languages

The RedLAC Capacity Building Project presents the materials prepared for the five capacity building workshops that have been so far organized in Latin America and Africa.
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