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What is the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund ?

The Caribbean Biodiversity Fund – CBF – is a regional Environmental Fund established in 2012 to provide a sustainable flow of resources for the conservation, protection and maintenance of biodiversity in the Caribbean. The CBF mobilises resources and channels support to partner National Conservation Trust Funds (NCTFs) and directly to selected national and regional projects. Currently, the CBF manages approximately USD 70 million through a conservation focused endowment (43 million) and a sinking fund to support Ecosystem-based Adaptation (26.5 million).

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Caribbean Challenge Initiative

Background:
For the first time in history, visionary leaders of Caribbean governments have come together with responsible business leaders to take collaborative action to protect and sustainably manage their marine and coastal environment. A growing number of partners—such as funders and non-governmental organizations—are rallying around this effort, providing financial, technical, and other support.

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This ambitious and collaborative effort is known as the Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI). At the heart of this Initiative are two overarching, time-bound '20 by 20' goals.

  1. '20-BY-20' GOAL To effectively conserve and manage at least 20 percent of the marine and coastal environment by 2020.
  2. SUSTAINABLE FINANCE GOAL To achieve the '20 by 20' Goal, to have in place fully functioning sustainable finance mechanisms that will provide long-term and reliable funding to conserve and sustainably manage the marine and coastal resources and the environment in each participating country and territory.

Many of the governments involved in the CCI are also CBF Participating Countries. Therefore, the funding channeled from the CBF to the NCTFs each year will help the CCI reach its ’20 by 20’ goals through on-the-ground projects.

Contact The CCI Secretariat:
The CCI Secretariat is housed at the Ministry of Environment within the Government of Grenada
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone: +1 (473) 440-2709 fax: +1 (473) 440-4191
More Information About The CCI Can Be Found At: www.caribbeanchallengeiniative.org.

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6 Colonial Hill Plaza
Thompson Blvd.
P.O. Box CB 11398
Nassau Bahamas
Secretariat@caribbeanbiodiversityfund.org