The Blue Growth and Investment Conference, features discussion and action on a range of financial instruments to help SIDS and developing countries to achieve Blue Growth and food security.
This key section of Blue Week will support discussion from leading experts and agencies on: loans, credit, grants, debt for nature swaps, debt swaps for ocean health, blue bonds, blue carbon financing, micro finance, public-private partnerships, venture capital, and financing for requisite capacity development. The Conference will include several “Shark Tanks,” to consider possible funding opportunities for specific projects.
Organized by the Government of Grenada, the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Global Ocean Forum, with collaboration from the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the University of Delaware, the Nature Conservancy, Rare, WWF the Organization of American States, and the Global Island Partnership.
“Everyone can see the value in being part of a Partnership that aims to turn around the decline in our oceans. Everyone stands to benefit if the oceans are better protected, better managed and better understood for the important ecosystem services they provide.”