Project ID 263SAM2000

The UN Joint Programme Building Forward Better by Safeguarding Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services will support develop policy and planning, collection of data and valuation of ecosystem services to support development of scenarios for future, reporting against SDGs 11-15, and build a case for investment in ecosystem services given their centrality to human wellbeing. It will make a contribution to the Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), specifically, actions 6-9 and the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), specifically, societal goals 5-6 and research and development goal 7.

  • On-going

USD 366,096

Total Project Budget

USD 80,849

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.01.05
End Date 2023.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
United Nations
United Nations Development Programme

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IOC1 - Member States critically supported in strengthening their capacity to conduct marine scientific research, generate knowledge, and develop and implement science-based tools, services, and policies in order to reverse the decline in ocean health and accelerate the transition towards sustainable management of ocean-related risks and opportunities
Outcome 5 - Enhance the protection and promotion of the diversity of heritage and cultural expressions Output: 5.IP3 - Member States capacities and awareness are strengthened to protect, safeguard and promote Indigenous knowledge, cultures, and languages through inclusive policies and targeted action
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 10%
  • 70%
  • 20%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 50%
  • Youth | 10%
  • Small Island Developing States | 100%