VCA Guidance

Set up first in 2015 to provide guidance for area-based conservation management planning and reporting; include the VCA Standard and Toolkit

Green Development Initiative

Set up in 2011 for the second and third phases of the Green Development Initiative (GDI) which aimed to encourage resource mobilisation for positive conservation actions. The outcome of the GDI was the launch of the VCA Approach.

GDM 2010 Initiative

Set up in 2009, for the first phase of the GDI which aimed to conceptualise possible modalities for increasing private sector finance for biodiversity on a global scale and to raise interest within the CBD community for such an approach.