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Colombia, WWF and Partners Announce $245M Agreement to Permanently Protect Vital Systems of Nation’s Protected Areas

Colombia, WWF and Partners Announce $245M Agreement to Permanently Protect Vital Systems of Nation’s Protected Areas

23 June 2022

The Government of Colombia, with a broad coalition of community, public sector, and private sector partners, demonstrated their commitment to long-term conservation in Colombia by signing a joint declaration to launch a new Project Finance for Permanence (PFP) initiative called Heritage Colombia, which secures $245 million USD of public and private finance to permanently protect 32 million hectares of iconic Colombian landscapes and seascapes.

This initiative will facilitate significant progress toward Colombia’s 30X30 target to protect 30% of its land and 30% of its seas by 2030 and locks in a regional cluster of PFP initiatives that, together, provide permanent protections for approximately 12% of the entire Amazon rainforest. Read the full article

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