The funding dilemma: How do we turn pledges into action?

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By |2024-02-29T19:54:38+00:00February 29th, 2024|Approach, Capacity Building, Funding, Indigenous Peoples, Philanthropy|Comments Off on The funding dilemma: How do we turn pledges into action?

In 2021, at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, a group of environmental conservation donors made a historic $1.7 billion pledge to support Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ forest guardianship. But getting conservation funding to lndigenous or local community-led groups can be a challenge, particularly for larger funders.

Commissioned by the Ford Foundation on behalf of the Forest Tenure Funders’ Group, Indufor’s report, ‘Forging Resilient Pathways: Scaling up Funding in Support of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Tenure and Forest Guardianship in the Global