OUR RECENT PROJECTS
Developing corporate guidance for benefit sharing
Natural Strategies works with a private sector client to create benefit sharing guidance to be used by nature-based corporate actors that channel investment towards ecosystems and communities.
Scaling up nature-based solutions funding for crop diversity
Natural Strategies designs a strategy for Crop Trust and GIZ to mobilize nature-based solutions financing to bolster global crop diversity.
Mobilizing GCF funds in West Africa
Natural Strategies works with a bi-lateral development partner on a concept note for a GCF project to improve management and resilience of forest landscapes in West Africa
Carbon credits to fund protected area management
In collaboration with UNDP, Natural Strategies helps fund protected area management in Cambodia through REDD+ carbon credits and other sources.
Conserving the Congo Basin
In collaboration with the WWF Landscape Finance Lab, Natural Strategies mobilizes investment in nature-based solutions to conserve Central Africa’s rainforests.
Reforming subsidies that impact biodiversity in Botswana
For UNDP, Natural Strategies analyzes subsidies' impact on biodiversity and communities, and drafts reform proposals to optimize across stakeholder priorities.
UN decade on ecosystem restoration
Natural Strategies develops the UNEP & FAO full-scale funding proposal for the project ‘Leading the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021–2030’.
Reforming subsidies that impact biodiversity in South Africa
For UNDP, Natural Strategies develops proposals to reform economic incentives impacting biodiversity in South Africa.
Guiding corporate climate action
Natural Strategies supports leading media & events company to identify emission sources, set climate targets and become more climate-friendly.
Accelerating private sector impact investments
Natural Strategies supports a leading private sector impact investor in identifying high-impact nature-based solution projects and in assessing the sustainability of other green investments globally.
Financing nature-based solutions in cities
Natural Strategies authors working paper for the G20 on financing urban forests, green roofs and other nature-based solutions in cities.
Financing Nature-based Solutions in the Mediterranean
Natural Strategies identifies capitalization options for Nature-based Solutions in Spain, Greece, Tunisia and Morocco for the MAVA Foundation.
Carbon credits for biodiversity & protected areas
In collaboration with BirdLife International, Natural Strategies develops a country-wide sustainable finance plan for protected areas and biodiversity in São Tomé & Príncipe.
Creating protected areas finance plan
Natural Strategies develops a country-wide finance and investment plan for protected areas in Papua New Guinea, through REDD+ and other sources.
Unlocking private finance for forests
UNEP sets up a Seed Capital Assistance Facility to unlock private investments for forest & landscape restoration. Natural Strategies develops UNEP's funding proposal to BMU IKI.
Building a fund for biodiversity
Natural Strategies' Fund team establishes the Nature For Climate Fund, a new investment fund that aims to mobilize private sector finance for sustainable land use.
Analyzing benefit sharing mechanisms
Natural Strategies conducts a comparative analysis on benefit sharing under REDD+ globally.
Building Public-private partnerships for forests
Natural Strategies supports the EU REDD Facility on a public-private partnership to reduce deforestation.
Evaluating Private sector investment readiness
Natural Strategies supports Conservation International in phase I of its Forest Finance and Investment Incubator (FFII).
Strenghtening climate change engagement
Natural Strategies supports GIZ in the Democratic Republic of Congo to mainstream climate change into their development portfolio.
Protecting the world's top wetlands
Natural Strategies mobilizes finance for landscapes programmes in Paraguay and Zambia, to preserve some of the world's critical wetlands.