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Project | 01 Jan, 2018 - 31 Mar, 2022
SINCERE - Spurring INnovations for Forest ECosystem SERvices in Europe
Story | 02 Mar, 2023
Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe to receive 3 million euro investment through the SADC TFCA Financing Facility to boost infrastructure and development
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Gonarezhou Conservation Trust in Zimbabwe have signed a new grant agreement for the Gonarezhou National Park Infrastructure Support Programme to be implemented for 3 years up to 2026.
Story | 31 Jan, 2023
New IUCN guidelines for contribution assessment developed to aid delivery of improved project results
Judging complex societal change processes is made easier with new guidelines to assess contributions. An important contribution claim begins with the question, “How and why has the intervention made a difference, or not?”
Page | 13 Dec, 2022
While the global transition to a low carbon future depends on significant renewable energy development, IUCN is engaging with the private sector, local stakeholders, investors and regulators to identify impacts on biodiversity and local communities and create innovative solutions to address this…
Press release | 08 Dec, 2022
Nature-based Solutions can generate 20 million new jobs, but “just transition” policies needed
Montreal, Canada, 8 December 2022 (IUCN) - Twenty million jobs could be created by further harnessing the power of nature to address major challenges facing society, such as climate change, disaster risk, and food and water insecurity.
Advancing nature positive development: lessons from Africa and the Pacific
This Q&A session over lunch will bring economic representatives from five African and Pacific countries involved in the BIODEV2030 project to share their experience mainstreaming biodiversity in their sector to reconcile conservation and economic development.
Policy brief | 2022
Reforming subsidies to support the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Instead of encouraging generation of environmental harm through subsidies, countries should assess options to reform subsidy policies to neutralise their effects on biodiversity or even find ways to reform subsidies so that they incentivise conservation and sustainable management of nature.
Policy brief | 2022
International funding to support the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
International financial flows to developing countries and their magnitude are an essential part of resource mobilization to support the implementation of the framework. Developing countries face critical needs to conserve biodiversity and struggle with mobilizing financial resources to address…
Story | 22 Nov, 2022
Tackling Marine Plastics in Thailand, from Community-based Actions to Policy: A special day to keep “Koh Yao clean by our hands”
Located in Phang-nga province in the south of Thailand. Koh Yao is a dream destination for many travellers as it consists of pristine beaches, unspoilt coastline, rice fields, mountains, and forests. However, it is not surprising that the other side of island might be an unsightly image.