Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

Global challenges (climate, food, development) are addressed through the use of nature based solutions

Implementation methodologies

Healthy and restored ecosystems make cost-effective contributions to meeting global challenges of climate change, food security and economic and social development

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


International Union for Conservation of Nature - iUCN
Trends in benefits that people derive from selected ecosystem services e.g. food security and access to water increase.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
185,000,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
IUCN Members, National and Regional Committees, Commissions, Secretariat
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: local, national, regional, global
Date of completion: 2016
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Stewart Maginnis,

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