Defra has made an investment in the eco.business Fund; a public-private partnership investment fund. It aims to promotes lending practices with business and consumption that contributes to biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of natural resources, climate change mitigation and adaption to its impacts. The Fund will secure private sector investments and support both financial instruments and non-financial instruments, such as technical assistance across South America: Ecuador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Columbia, Panama & Honduras. The fund is designed to leverage existing financial sector infrastructure and promote the investment integration of conservation investment finance into mainstream financial products.
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Chevening Scholarships in Honduras which enables students to pursue postgraduate study at UK higher education institutions, returning to contribute to the development of their home country