The protection of biodiversity and securing the sustainable delivery of ecosystem services is the primary focus of this funding Window. These include interventions targeting ecosystem based adaptation to climate change that could drive rural development models. Managing and reducing the impact of agriculture and land use changes through demand management and resource conservation will be supported.
The vision of the Environmental and Natural Resource Management window is to strive for protected and conserved resources for sustained ecosystem services to support South Africa’s development path.
Focus areas of the may include:
- Investment (or Payment) for Ecosystem Services projects
- Biodiversity benefiting businesses, including sustainable farming
- Sustainable land use management and models
- Rural adaptation projects and plans