Our global portfolio allows a certain degree of flexibility to support innovative initiatives that help shape the future of conservation practice.

Mobiliser la communauté internationale pour faire progresser la régulation des activités offshore

Facilitate the emergence of a global vision/understanding of the offshore sector to enable the international community to target the leverages which can contribute to a better regulation of the sector

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IDDRI 36 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.iddri.org/

Conservation Evidence

Conservation Evidence aims to revolutionize global conservation practice by collating, reviewing and disseminating the science on management actions so that conservation of global biodiversity is more effective

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
University of Cambridge 60 between 1’000’000-5’000’000

Nature for our future: conserving biodiversity through green development in Western Mongolia

To magnify successful approaches to securing Western Mongolia’s iconic biodiversity through demonstrating green development, strengthening CBNRM, and ensuring sustainable financing

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF Mongolia 60 between 1’000’000-5’000’000 mongolia.panda.org

Knowledge for action - enhancing global conservation through peer-to-peer exchanges and knowledge management

​Support to financial innovations and strengthening of environmental funds in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Funbio 36 between 100’000-500’000 funbio.org.br

REFIT package

Safeguarding of the EU Nature directives and ensuring ambitious post-2020 biodiversity policy goals through a powerful advocacy and communication campaign involving European WWF offices and NGO partners.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF EPO/FoE/BirdLife Europe/EEB 24 between 1’000’000 and 5’000’000

Caribea Initiative

Contribute to the development of scientific research on biodiversity and the management of animal populations in the Antilles.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Prof Frank Cezilly 48 between 500’000 and 1’000’000

A Brighter Outlook for World Heritage

Consolidating the knowledge base and triggering action to improve conservation prospects for natural World Heritage Sites.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
IUCN 48 between 1’000’000 and 5’000’000 http://www.iucn.org

Penguins, a global research and conservation approach

Promote the protection of the world’s penguin species to improve their conservation status, fostering integrated ocean conservation through science, management and education.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Global Penguin Society 36 between 500’000 and 1’000’000 http://www.globalpenguinsociety.org/

Wildlife Restoration and Protection and Fire Management in the Simalaha Community Conservancy

Applying an improved and effective wildlife and fire management regime, enhancing community awareness (implemented by village Scouts coordinated by the Conservancy Manager), continuing to translocate wildlife to the sanctuary (second round planned for 2015). ​

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Peace Parks Foundation 36 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.peaceparks.org

Fish2fork Consumer ratings

Develop a crowd-rating process to enable consumers rate restaurants based on the sustainability of the fish they serve. Developp a crowd-rating process to enable consumers rate restaurants based on the sustainability of the fish they serve.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
Fish2Fork 36 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.fish2fork.com

Protecting Europe's Lifeline – the creation of a trans-boundary Biosphere Reserve along the Danube, Drava and Mura

The project (phase II) aims to bring alive the 5-country Biosphere Reserve „Mura-Drava-Danube” (TBR MDD) – the “Amazon of Europe”. Critical momentum must now be maintained to ensure effective transboundary implementation of the TBR.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF Austria 24 between 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.wwf.at

Support for SSC's Chair Office 2013-16

To enable the chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission to have the capacity to lead, guide and coordinate the SSC.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre 48 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.unep-wcmc.org/

Plants for People

To assess the status of plant species essential for human survival for the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
IUCN 48 between 1’000’000 and 5’000’000 http://www.iucn.org/

Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI)

Contribution to the construction of a building on Cambridge campus for the CCI

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
Cambridge Conservation Initiative 39 >5’000’000 http://www.conservation.cam.ac.uk/

Threats from free-flowing rivers in the Danube basin

Preventing major water regulation works along the Danube. Engagement with governments and EU to find environmentally friendly solutions such as adapting the ships instead of the river

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF DCPO 36 between 100’000-500’000 www.panda.org/dcpo

Environmental guidance for decision-making in fisheries: from regional to EU level

The project aims to continue producing briefings providing guidance to EU decision-makers (Council and Parliament) regarding sustainable fisheries management as well as targeting the EU Parliament more consistently and at providing comment and input to policy and legislative processes as soon as they are formulated.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Seas at Risk 2.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.seas-at-risk.org

Luc Hoffmann Institute

Contribution to the setting up of the Luc Hoffmann Institute.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
WWF International 3.00 between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.panda.org

TAKH programme 2011-2013

Integrative conservation programme around the reintroduction of the Przewalski horse in Western Mongolia.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
TAKH 3.00 between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.takh.org

Investing in fundraising capacity at WWF International

Investment in the Development Team of WWF International to ramp up their ability to fundraise.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
WWF International between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.panda.org

Fish2Fork

Promoting sustainable fisheries through an online campaigning restaurant guide and accompagning changes within the value-chain.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
Fish2Fork 3.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.fish2fork.com

WWF campaign for a living planet phase 2

Grant to match donations to the campaign from other sources, up to a maximum of CHF 5 million, with the ultimate aim of raising funds to support the 13 Global Initiatives and cover core costs for WWF International.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in USD Website
WWF International 4.00 between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.panda.org

Conservation of saiga antelope in the Great Lakes Basin of western Mongolia

The project contributes to the conservation of the Mongolian antelope through anti-poaching and other law enforcement activities, education of the population and governmental authorities as well as through the establishment of environmentally friendly pasture management and set aside of most critical Saiga habitat.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF Mongolia Programme Office 3.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.mongolia.panda.org

WWF Campaign for a living planet

Leadership gift to the campaign with the ultimate aim of raising funds to support the 13 Global Initiatives and cover core costs for WWF International.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in USD Website
WWF International between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.panda.org

Masters in conservation leadership

Support to the CCI (Cambridge Conservation Initiative) Programme in Conservation Learning and Leadership.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
University of Cambridge 5.00 between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.cam.ac.uk