Against the “silent crisis” of global biodiversity loss, a people-centred approach to Africa’s protected areas offers hope for people and planet.
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has announced £2.1 million in aid to protect endangered wildlife and create thousands of sustainable jobs. Partnerships for Forests and SYSTEMIQ will provide commercial and strategic expertise to the projects in Bukit Tigapuluh and to manage the investment pipeline in Indonesia.
Jeremy Oppenheim, founder of SYSTEMIQ, moderated an insightful and action-oriented roundtable at the GEF 6th Assembly in Da Nang, Vietnam in June. The session sought to convey to audience members the huge opportunity offered by the GEF’s recent allocation of $500 million to the Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program.