Coastal Fisheries Initiative

CFI partners

The Coastal Fisheries Initiative is funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and brings together UN agencies and international conservation organizations behind the common goal of promoting the sustainable use and management of coastal fisheries.

Conservation International (CI) empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity. CI works with WWF on implementation of CFI in Indonesia and collaborates with UNDP for the CFI in Latin America.

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. FAO is the leading agency for the CFI in West Africa and the Global Partnership projects.

UNDP works to eradicate poverty while protecting the planet. It helps countries develop strong policies, skills, partnerships and institutions so they can sustain their progress. The UNDP is the leading implementation agency for the CFI in Latin America with CI and WWF as partners.

UNEP is the global champion for the environment with programmes focusing on sustainable development, climate, biodiversity and more. UNEP is FAO's main partner in the implementation of CFI's West Africa portfolio.

With 189 member countries, the World Bank is a unique global partnership fighting poverty worldwide through sustainable solutions. The World Bank is the main implementing agency for the CFI Challenge Fund , aiming to engage businesses in coastal fisheries.

As the world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries on innovative solutions that protect communities, wildlife, and the places in which they live. WWF leads the CFI in Indonesia in collaboration with CI. It is also a partner for the CFI in Latin America.