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Illegal Wildlife Trade Advisory Group seeks members

August 3, 2017

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) seeks applications for members to join its Illegal Wildlife Trade Advisory Group (IWTAG). We are particularly seeking individuals who have good knowledge of the IWT Challenge Fund how it tackles the illegal wildlife trade and contributes to sustainable development in developing countries. We are looking for […]

Credit - Natural Justice

Presentations from Stage 2 Workshops now online!

January 11, 2018

On January 9th and 10th we held workshops for Stage 2 applicants to the Darwin Initiative and its sister grant scheme, the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Challenge Fund. The objectives for the day were to: Better understand the fund requirements and eligibility criteria To meet key people and understand their role Obtain help to develop […]

Ethiopia 22-006 Processing of high quality washed coffee at Yayu, Credit - Alan Schaller

Darwin Initiative Newsletter – Darwin for Climate Action

November 10, 2017

This year, the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (CoP23) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is being held in Bonn between the 6th and 17th of November. To mark the event, our latest newsletter is themed on how the Darwin Initiative is contributing to the international community’s commitment to climate […]

Spoon-billed sandpiper chicks, Credit Pavel Tomkovitch

Darwin Initiative Newsletter – 25th Anniversary

August 31, 2017

We are pleased to launch our latest edition of the Newsletter, celebrating 25 years of the Darwin Initiative! We invited articles from projects, past and present, to discuss how Darwin has supported them over the years. In this newsletter, you’ll read success stories from projects working on the conservation of biodiversity and the improvement of livelihoods, and how […]