The Conservation Finance Alliance was pleased to participate in the CAFÉ Assembly held in Kasane, Botswana in early September, 2018, hosted by Forest Conservation Botswana.

Nearly 60 CFA members and potential members gathered for a CFA-hosted networking dinner on

the second day of the Assembly. Constance Corbier-Barthaux spoke about FFEM’s commitment to CFA and why the network plays a vital role in convening experts and fostering collaboration and innovation. Karen Price, President of CAFÉ, and Rosa Montanez, President of RedLAC, shared the history of the collaboration and partnership between CFA and their respective networks, including the CTIS, the Practice Standards for CTFs, and the original Conservation Finance Guide.
In addition, Kathy Mikitin and Katy Mathias gave a presentation on Innovative Finance for CTFs, organized by the CFA, as part of the Assembly. They presented on Biodiversity Offsets, PA Finance through Tourism, Impact Investing & Incubators, and Project Finance for Permanence. In addition, Katy presented the preliminary results of the CTIS for calendar year 2017.

Project K Seeking Consultant to Conduct Workshop at CAFE Assembly

Project K is looking for a consultant(s) to conduct a workshop on “Program Monitoring & Evaluation in Environmental Funds” in Mauritania at the 7th CAFE Assembly in October 2017.

Technical and Financial proposals should be submitted by email to by July 30th 2017, identified as “Project K WS CAFÉ 2017”.

Consultants must comply with all the requirements to be eligible to participate in the selection process. It will be conducted in accordance with their Operational Procedure for Purchasing and Hiring, available on Funbio's website.

The Terms of Reference (Tor) are available here.