Finance options and instruments for Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA): Overview and compilation of ten examples

Publishing date: June 2018

The report provides an overview of available financing sources to implement and sustain EbA measures. It highlights ten practical and illustrative examples to inspire project developers and practitioners interested in exploring different ways to access resources and engagement models for EbA financing. It includes the following examples: 1) Engaging the private sector for EbA finance in Cartagena, Colombia 2) The High Atlas Foundation Tree Nursery, Morocco 3) Restoring degraded forest and agricultural landscapes under the Green climate Fund, the Gambia 4) People’s Survival fund, the Philippines 5) Biodiversity offset schmes: Impact Mitigation Regulation, Germany 6) Relevance of insurance systems for financing EbA 7) Increasing the resilience of vulnerable rural populations through microfinance schemes, Colombia and Peru 8) Fund, Latin America 9) Carbon insetting 10) Debt-for-nature-swaps

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Resource Type: Guidance

Target Group: Project Managers/ Developers