Case Studies and References

Paying for Environmental Performance: Investing in Farmers and the Environment
WRI Policy Note
Answers the question: Given the demand for conservation funding, are there ways to allocate conservation funding more efficiently and effectively?

Seaweed Farming in Indonesia
Monitor, 2006
IFC’s Program for Eastern Indonesia Small and Medium Enterprise Assistance recognized the growing economic opportunities around the 100-million-dollar Indonesian market for seaweed and that Indonesia had no effective advisory services program for seaweed farmers.  IFC therefore launched SEAplant, which provided a spectrum of services to the seaweed industry.

Super Vegetable Gardens & New Oasis
Pro-Natura International and JTS Seeds developed the Super Vegetable Garden, which yields a perfectly balanced diet for 10 people on a surface area of 60 square meters.