Deploying nature-based solutions to global challenges in climate, food and development for a sustainable future
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
Progress reports
Trends in benefits that people derive from selected ecosystem services e.g. food security and access to water increase.
Financing (in USD)
185,000,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
IUCN Members, National and Regional Committees, Commissions, Secretariat

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2016
International Union for Conservation of Nature - iUCN
Contact information
Stewart Maginnis, Global Director, Nature-based Solutions Group, IUCN, Stewart.Maginnis@iucn.org
United Nations