Capacity Building Project RedLAC - CBP
The Capacity Building Project for Environmental Funds RedLAC (CBP for its acronym in English) has as its main objective the strengthening of the Funds in their daily operations, knowledge and the use of innovative financial mechanisms to reduce dependency on international donors diversifying its sources.
The project aims to facilitate the implementation of new financial mechanisms, document and share best practices of Environmental Funds.
The CBP was designed and executed from Latin America and the Caribbean, however, it facilitates the exchange between the Environmental Funds ffrom this region and Funds from Africa. This project has US 3,500,000, to be executed in 4 years. The funds come from two international donors, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the French Fund for Global Environment (FFEM for its initials in French), as well as counterparts of the participating Funds. This project is coordinated by the Brazilian Biodiversity Fund, FUNBIO, member of RedLAC
The Capacity Building Project RedLAC includes the planning and development of 10 workshops between 2010 and 2014. Between 2010 and 2013, the workshops have had the participation of 45 Environmental Funds from 30 countries worldwide. Each workshop has written materials available online in three languages: Spanish, English and French. The topics of the workshops were: