Fresh support and partnerships for LLF at COP15
Germany pledges a further 30 million EUR and France confirms 15 million, while Norway comes on board with 10 million
COP15 this week in Montreal saw Legacy Landscapes Fund secure further funding from public donors, with Germany, France and Norway now making sizeable contributions.
LLF hosted its event “Nature, Climate, People: The Triple Dividend” on 15 December in Montreal, with speakers and panelists discussing the threefold impact of LLF’s long-term funding model.
Attendees heard from German State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth, Agence française de développement Vice President Gilles Kleitz, and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)’s Per Fredrik Ilsaas Pharo.
The audience also heard from a range of conservation specialists, including Patience Gandiwa, Batkhuyag Baldangombo, and Padu Franco, who offered firsthand perspectives on the biodiversity, climate and community gains offered by sustained financing of protected areas.