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Nature’s Returns: Unlocking Investment for Forest Ecosystem Services

Hosts: The Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) of the Republic of Costa Rica, National Forestry Financing Fund (FONAFIFO), and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Partners: Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE)
Sponsor: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

Objectives

  1. Provide a forum to share knowledge on PES among participating countries highlighting enabling policy environment to establish sustainable financing for the scheme
  2. Examine the impediments that discourage private investment in forest finance and determinants that can attract private forest investment flow
  3. Contribute to GGGI’s engagement with the Government of Costa Rica and explore potential areas of collaboration (in the land-use sector)