Establishing a funding foundation for biodiversity protection and environmental sustainability in Da Nang City, Vietnam

Project title Establishing a funding foundation for biodiversity protection and environmental sustainability in Da Nang City, Vietnam
Overall objective To reinforce financial capacity of Vietnamese Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in the fields of biodiversity and environmental sustainability by facilitating the diversification of financing sources.
Specific objectives A funding foundation is established to mobilise and receive financial contribution from the private sector and the community in order to protect biodiversity resources in Da Nang City and Central Highland provinces
Implementing organisations The project is implemented by a consortium including the following organisations: GreenViet Biodiversity Conservation Centre (GreenViet), Vietnam, the lead and the partner Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V. (GSI), Germany.
The project is co-funded by the European Delegation to Vietnam.
Project duration 1 July 2020 – 31 December 2023 (42 months)
Budget 659.456,00 €
Target groups CSOs, NGOs, Community-based-organisations (CBOs) working in Da Nang City and Central Highland provinces
Private sector includes local business, Corporations and FDI companies
Local community and tourists in Da Nang City
Country covered Vietnam
Target location Da Nang City, Central Highland provinces and Ho Chi Minh city
Project beneficiaries Local CSOs, NGOs, CBOs working in Da Nang city and the Central Highland region
Local community in Da Nang city and central region of Vietnam
Private sector in Da Nang City, Central Highland and Ho Chi Minh City
Son Tra Forest Protection Department, Son Tra Management Board
Department of Tourism in Da Nang city
Expected results 1. The “Nature Conservation Fund” is established at the end of 2020 to diversify financing sources for biodiversity conservation and environmental sustainability in Da Nang city, Vietnam
2. 20 billion VND is raised for the Conservation Fund from different sources focusing on business sector and community members
3. CSOs' initiatives for biodiversity conservation and environment protection in Da Nang are promoted
4. Funding for biodiversity conservation in Da Nang City and neighbouring provinces is secured and well distributed to NGOs, CSOs, and CBOs in the region
5. The Red-shanked douc langur population with about 1,300 individuals in Son Tra is well protected
Project website The project website will be available in mid-2021