Financing: status and trends

Implementation of Articles 20 and 21 of the Convention calls for essential information on the status and trends in biodiversity financing as well as funding knowledge and know-how as related to biodiversity. Monitoring reports on biodiversity funding have been prepared and disseminated to enable informed decisions by Parties and relevant stakeholders.

Statistical tables

Official development assistance for biodiversity
Rio-marker official development assistance data on biodiversity

Financial mechanism
Pledges to the GEF Trust Fund, uploaded in 12/2015
Utilization of the GEF-6 resources, updated in 12/2015

Financing from other multilateral institutions
Various institutions: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, International Fund for Agriculture Development, The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, International Development Association, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

South-South cooperation
Examples
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Johannesburg Action Plan 2016-2018, with US$60 billion announced by China in support for the ten programmes, including jointly fighting against the illegal trade of fauna and flora products, especially in addressing endangered species poaching on the African continent, in particular elephants and rhinos

Environmental funds
List of environmental funds

Non-governmental sector
Private sector, including exmaples of non-public engagement
Non-governmental organizations, foundations, academia

Domestic expenditure on biodiversity
Domestic budgets for biodiversity
National fiscal measures

Value assessment
Values and economic valuation
The TEEB Valuation Database, including 1310 estimates of monetary values of ecosystem services

Sectoral inclusion
Sectoral consideration of biodiversity

Innovative financial mechanisms
Payment for ecosystem services
Biodiversity offsetting
Market for green products
Access and benefit-sharing measures

General
Status of membership, national reports, national biodiversity strategies and action plans

Advancing More, Better and Faster Financing for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme