Funding Options for Ecosystem Restoration in Central America and Africa
Local non-profit organizations are key actors for global ecosystem restoration efforts. Their knowledge and capacities are crucial for meeting the global restoration goals of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Yet, despite more than a decade of interest in restoring ecosystems being on the global agendas, local organizations continue to experience significant challenges in accessing funding for implementing restoration activities. The GIZ project “Support for the design and implementation of the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (DEER)” supports key actors in the implementation strategy of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Unique was commissioned to provide an overview and assessment of the funding sources available for local, non-profit, ecosystem restoration implementing organizations with a focus on Central America and Africa.
- Creation of a systematic overview of funding options for local non-profit organizations
- Elaboration of a report evaluating a selection of identified funding options
- Production of a policy paper with selected recommendations for enhancing funding accessibility
- Inputs towards two workshop series for local non-profit organizations in Central America & Africa