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Funding Opportunities – Global EbA Fund grants

Grant Selection Criteria The Global EbA Fund grant selection criteria concern both the project and the wider context for its implementation, all to help people to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Global EbA Fund grants should be complementary to and add value to existing work, by filling a gap in an existing project, enhancing the impact of an investment in EbA, contributing to policy upscaling of EbA, and/or serving to develop a larger proposal to another funding mechanism. Detail info at https://globalebafund.org/what-we-fund/   Create impact with a Global EbA Fund contribution of USD 50,000 to USD 250,000 and...

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Enhancing Caribbean Civil Society’s Access and Readiness for Climate Finance

This regional dialogue, to be hosted online, will bring together key stakeholders in the Caribbean – including national designated authorities, accredited entities, funders, technical agencies and CSOs – and international partners to discuss and explore options for accessing climate finance with a focus on civil society’s role and capacity, expanding multi-stakeholder engagement in climate decision-making, and leveraging partnerships to realise national and regional climate ambitions.  It is being co-facilitated by CANARI and the technical partners, Climate Analytics and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). For more detail see https://canari.org/news/gcf-regional-dialogue/ The registration link for Zoom is: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAuceitqTMjG9LbmPnhpzmJi79DVRTAWWUa  

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UNEP and ICRI – Grants of up to 80,000 USD will be awarded to successful applicants.

What are the priority areas that projects should address? Projects must focus on the sustainable management of coral reefs and/or related coastal ecosystems such as mangroves and seagrasses. Projects should be innovative and with the potential for replication in other settings. Within their concept notes, projects should prioritize climate change resilience, adaptation, ecosystem restoration and recovery, approaches to payment for ecosystem services (PES), community engagement, sustainable blue economy and/or implementation of conservation tools such as marine protected areas or locally managed marine areas. Projects in developing countries will be prioritized. Examples of activities that would qualify for this grant include,...

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INTERESTED IN JOINING THE COALITION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF SHARKS AND RAYS IN THE CARIBBEAN?

“The Caribbean Shark Coalition (CSC) is a collection of member experts from NGOs, local communities, intergovernmental organizations and governments, academia, and policy institutes working together to advance the study and conservation of sharks and rays found in the waters of the Greater Caribbean” La Coalición Caribeña del Tiburones (CSC) es una alianza de miembros expertos de ONG, comunidades locales, organizaciones intergubernamentales y gobiernos, academia e institutos de políticas que trabajan juntos para avanzar en el estudio y conservación de tiburones y rayas que se encuentran en las aguas del Gran Caribe. “ All participatory members are expected to:     ...

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Webinars on land-based jobs for youth

Three webinars will focus on building the necessary capacity to help young people in Africa, Asia and Latin America to venture into land-related entrepreneurial initiatives. The fourth, a global webinar, to be held during International Youth Day on 12 August 2021, will bring young people who started their journey under this initiative to meet and to share their successes with global policy and entrepreneurs, and youth around the world.   Webinar 2:  Finding the financing and cutting-edge technologies Thursday 25 February 2021 14:00 to 15:30 GMT  Webinar 3:  Mentorship and creating a network to build your business Thursday 22 April 2021...

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Aligned with CLME+ C-SAP – ISER coral reef restoration project in Puerto Rico

The Institute for Socio-Ecological Research (ISER) is a research and education non-profit organization based in Lajas, Puerto Rico. ISER works directly with local communities to help conserve and advocate for responsible stewardship of our ecosystems. ISER utilizes a collaborative approach to develop and manage projects with other public and private entities. Along with our community partners, we have developed participatory programs and workshops that involve capacity building and horizontal knowledge transfer through collective outreach activities. ISER’s research efforts in marine herbivore conservation and fisheries management have produced significant insights into marine ecosystems processes in a changing climate and the role...

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“Conciliar lo que hacemos” – Cooperativa de pescadores respalda al Programa Océanos gestionado por la gente

La Cooperativa de Pescadores Bahía de San Lorenzo, ubicada en el municipio de Sánchez, Provincia Samaná, está formada por pescadores que se dedicaban exclusivamente a esta labor y a la venta de camarones. Actualmente han diversificado sus labores, alternando con la actividad turística y otros servicios comunitarios. En la exploración de las estrategias y acciones del CLME+ CSAP que se presentaron en el taller “Océanos gestionados por la gente”, en Samaná, miembros de la Cooperativa aprovecharon la oportunidad para alinear  sus actividades y acciones presentes y planificadas, respaldando así esta iniciativa por su compatibilidad a las labores que realizan. Las...

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