CBF is seeking a Program Officer for its EbA Facility

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The CBF seeks a Program Officer with a proven record of success in addressing climate change adaptation and conservation challenges.  The Officer will provide the program support required to effectively implement the strategic agenda of the EbA Facility, and  will work closely with, and report to, the EbA Facility Program Manager.

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CCI-CBF Week 2020 went Virtual!

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The Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI) and the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) Secretariats hosted the 5th CCI-CBF Week, which took place virtually on July 13th – 16th, 2020. The event was held under the theme “Nature-Based Solutions for our Caribbean Future”. The week had several highlights, a diverse array of panels, networking events and even a virtual field trip!

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Meet the EbA Facility Grantees – Fundación Grupo Puntacana, Dominican Republic

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The Fundación Grupo Puntacana (FGPC, https://www.puntacana.org) is one of 11 grantees, who are benefitting from funding by the German Development Bank (KfW) through the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund’s (CBF) Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) Facility under its first Call for Proposals.

FGPC is receiving a USD 799,919 grant and contributing USD458,305 of its own resources to make CoralRestore DR a reality in Puntacana, Dominican Republic. 

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Coping with COVID-19: CBF Partner Funds continue giving grants – virtually

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This year, 2020, has sent many of us spinning! For the CBF Partner Funds, one of the major challenges has been the award of grants.  The funds have found ways to continue during the COVID pandemic by using technology.  The National Conservation Trust Fund of Jamaica (NCTFJ) had announced their Call for Proposals just before the lockdowns in March and they were able to continue with the process, including holding an online sensitization and Question and Answer session with prospective applicants.  NCTFJ grant awards are expected to be made in October 2020.

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