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Global Environment Facility (GEF) 7th Replenishment

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To support developing countries to implement international agreements on climate change, biodiversity, land degradation and harmful chemicals as integral elements of sustainable development. GEF’s other activities include sustainable forest management, international waters and protecting the ozone layer.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-PO0015-GEF7
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-07-2018
Total Budget: £100,000,000

The Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes (ISFL) - Bio Carbon Fund

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

A multilateral project administered by the World Bank, it will avoid deforestation by building sustainable livelihoods in developing countries. Defra is supporting programmes in Indonesia and Zambia.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0004-ISFL
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-12-2013
Total Budget: £65,100,000

Global Environment Facility (GEF) 6th Replenishment

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UK’s funding, along with other donors, will help improve management of landscapes and seascapes covering 300 million hectares, and reduce projected emissions of carbon dioxide by 750 million tons.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0006-GEF
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 31-05-2017
Total Budget: £42,000,000

Low Carbon Agriculture for avoided deforestation and poverty reduction - Phase 2

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The programme operates in the Cerrado and Caatinga biomes in Brazil, over the course of four years (2017 - 2021). As a follow-up phase to a similar ICF intervention in Brazil, the programme aims to restore deforested and degraded land on small- and medium-sized farms and will target the barriers experienced by farmers in accessing rural credit.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-PO014-LCP2
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 16-12-2016
Total Budget: £30,000,000

The Eco Business Fund

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Eco.business fund is a public-private partnership. The fund will promote business and consumption practices that contribute to biodiversity conversation, the sustainable use of natural resources and to mitigate climate change and adapt to its impacts. The Fund will secure private sector investments and support both financial instruments and non-financial instruments, such as technical assistance. This could be, for instance, helping sustainably certified farmers to grow shade covered coffee plantations.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0003-EcoB
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-12-2015
Total Budget: £20,000,000

Annual Contributions to the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Montreal Protocol is an international environmental agreement with universal ratification to protect the earth’s ozone layer by eliminating use of ozone depleting substances (ODS), which would otherwise allow increased UV radiation to reach the earth, resulting in higher incidence of skin cancers and eye cataracts, more-compromised immune systems, and negative effects on watersheds, agricultural lands and forests

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB001-MP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £19,692,000

Avoiding Deforestation, Managing Critical Ecosystems and Increasing Resilience to Climate Change in Sri Lanka

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This World Bank-managed project aims to improve the management of protected areas and biologically-critical ecosystems, in order to avoid deforestation and increase resilience to climate change. The project will focus heavily on biodiversity conservation and in particular tackling the causes of human-elephant conflict.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0005-Sri.L
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-12-2015
Total Budget: £19,500,000

Ecosystem Conservation and Management Project Additional Financing

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This World Bank-managed project aims to improve the management of ecosystems in selected locations Sri Lanka for conservation and community benefits by enhancing the management of protected areas and biologically-critical ecosystems, in order to avoid deforestation and increase resilience to climate change.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0005-SriL
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-12-2015
Total Budget: £19,500,000

UK Blue Carbon Fund

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The objective of the Fund is the Sustainable Management, Conservation and Restoration of Mangrove Habitats by developing and embedding operational blue carbon markets across the Caribbean, South and Central America that provide local communities with a sustainable income and assist in moving low-income countries towards low-emission, climate-resilient development.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-PO008-UKBLUECARBONFUND
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 15-04-2019
Total Budget: £12,750,000

Met Office Hadley Centre

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

To deliver excellent climate research to provide an improved understanding of past climate and enable better projections to underpin national scientific capability and inform domestic and international policy commitments (e.g. Climate Change Act 2008 and UNFCCC negotiations).

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-MOHC-001
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £12,300,000

Blue Forests Initiative

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This project aims to design and introduce a scalable model of sustainable development for mangrove habitats. Objectives can be grouped under four headings, blue carbon sequestration and forestry management, fisheries management and improvement, mangrove livelihood diversification, and community health and women’s empowerment.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ICF-P0001-BV
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-12-2016
Total Budget: £10,145,972

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UNEP sets global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB001-UNEP
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £9,900,000

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew provides an international centre of expertise and benefits to developing countries, including through collections and seed banks, agricultural science including collaboration with the ODA eligible Global Crop Diversity Trust, plant health including diagnosis of plant pests and diseases and biosecurity, capacity building (CBD, CITES, Nagoya Protocol, IPBES), M&E of ICF, advice on climate change resilience.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-ALB-KEW001
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £9,300,000

Annual contribution to the International Union for Conservation of Nature

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-SUB-IUCN
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £990,000

Convention on International Trade in Endagered Species (CITES)

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Convention on International Trade in Endagered Species (CITES) regulates international trade in wildlife and wildlife products.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB005-CITES
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £651,120

Nagoya Protocol

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Nagoya Protocol aims at sharing the benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources in a fair and equitable way.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB003-NAG
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £644,000

Contribution to the Basel Convention

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Basel Convention controls International shipment of Harzadous Waste

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB009-BAS
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £590,400

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Convention on Biological Diversity explicitly aims to contribute human well-being and poverty eradication in developing countries through taking actions to halt biodiversity loss and ensuring essential ecosystem services.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-INTSUB002-CBD
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-04-2016
Total Budget: £538,291

Countering Wildlife Crime: Livelihoods, Intelligence and Prosecution Capacity-building in Uganda

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

This project uses existing intelligence to integrate pro-poor policies for park-adjacent communities alongside anti-trafficking objectives, removing drivers of wildlife crime locally whilst simultaneously targeting convictions higher up the IWT value chain. Outputs will be implemented via "best of breed" partnerships with international, national, and local organisations with expertise in livelihoods, human wildlife conflict (HWC), crime analysis, legal and intelligence skills.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-IWT032
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: N/A
Total Budget: £488,651

Connecting enhanced livelihoods to elephant and rhino protection

UK - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The project will enable NRT's Conservancy Livelihood Fund to operate at scale across a 2.7 million hectare landscape in northern Kenya's elephant range. This fund will support communities, through their Community Conservancies, to enhance their livelihoods with human, economic and land development, and link these benefits to conservancy membership. This will cement the relationship between successful conservancies, good elephant protection, and their own well-being.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-7-IWT026
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: N/A
Total Budget: £482,948

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