Call for partner

Call for partner

SETIN received an invitation to bid in order to participate in a tender for biodiversity assessment in Valencia’a area (Spain) and it’s looking for some experts, based in Spain, to be included in the work team. Application deadline: 2nd of December 2016   Download ToRs Tender UN – Brindisi and Valencia Download Zoologist Mammals Download Zoologist Birds […]

EU money for green policies

EU money for green policies

During the European Green Week (EGW), the “Investments that make it happen” Conference took place in Brussels. Innovative ideas and concrete solutions to finance green initiatives were discussed during the third day of the EGW. 2016 is considering the year of Green Finance and many stakeholders are expecting that Europe can be the pioneer of […]

Sustainable financing of biodiversity conservation in Africa

Sustainable financing of biodiversity conservation in Africa

Conserving biodiversity and establishing and managing protected areas costs money. The Goal 3.4 of CBD is: “To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas”.  A preliminary assessment recently conducted under the auspices of the High-level Panel on Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the CBD Strategic Plan estimated […]

The new dimension of wildlife trafficking in Africa

The new dimension of wildlife trafficking in Africa

Africa is currently facing a dramatic surge in wildlife trafficking: for example, the illicit ivory trade has more than doubled since 2007, and is over three times greater than it was in 1998. Between 2007 and 2013, rhino poaching increased by 7000% in South Africa, endangering the survival of this specie. EC recently adopted some actions to fight […]