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Supporting Structures for the LifeWeb Initiative

As of: December 2021

The goal of this project was to establish the necessary structures to implement the LifeWeb Initiative. This initiative was launched at the 9th Conference of Parties of the CBD (Bonn 2008) in order to globally promote financing protected areas. The project has developed an internet platform which served as a clearing house and online market place for project proposal in the area of biodiversity, conservation and adapatation to climate change. LifeWeb brokered 62 matches between donors and recipient countries with a total of 200 million Euros until March 2013. In 2014 the funding matches added up to 30 million Euros. The Bio Bridge Initiative, promoted by the Government of Korea together with the CBD Secretariat, builds on the Life Web Initiative.

State of implementation/results

  • Project concluded

Project data


Implementing organisation:
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) - Canada

Political partner(s):
  • Diverse biodiversity relevant institutions in the respective partner countries/Diverse biodiversitätsrelevante Institutionen in den entsprechenden Partnerländern

BMU grant:
952.843,65 €

01/2012  till  12/2015

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