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The Darwin Initiative

The Darwin Initiative supports developing countries to conserve biodiversity and reduce poverty. The Darwin Initiative (funded by DEFRA, DFID and FCO), provides grants for projects working in developing countries and UK Overseas Territories (OTs).

Projects support:
  • the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS)
  • the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)
  • the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES)
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Darwin projects are funded by UK Government and application forms and guidance for current application rounds can be found on the GOV.UK website