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Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Program of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPAs) Sustainable Financing 1

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Program of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPAs) Sustainable Financing 1

The CBD PoWPAs has a requirement: “To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas” (Goal 3.4).

The 2008 target for this goal was: “sufficient financial, technical and other resources to meet the costs to effectively implement and manage national and regional systems of protected areas are secured, including both from national and international sources, particularly to support the needs of developing countries and countries with economies in transition and small island developing States

For a thorough overview of the topic, covering the subjects of business planning, assessing finance needs and developing sustainable finance plans, visit the CBD resource section.