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The World Bank
The World Bank is a founding member of the International Coral Reef Initiative and has remained actively engaged in development of the ICRI Partnership since its inception in 1995. The Environment Department’s Coastal and Marine Resources Team has designed and supports an Electronic Partnership Forum, a tool designed to enhance electronic communication between the Partnership’s members.
Since the early 1990s, World Bank projects involving coral reefs and associated marine environments are estimated at more than US$235 million. In particular, the World Bank is supporting several regional initiatives designed to address transboundary environmental issues that affect poverty alleviation and sustainable development.
- Boosting Coastal Resilience and Strengthening Blue Economy in Indonesia
- GEF SGP helps Communities protect the Speyside Marine Area
- New Global Partnership to Bring Powerful Forces Together for Healthy Oceans
- World Bank Invests in Sustainable Ocean Ecosystem Management
- WAVES Developing Guidelines for Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Accounting
- World Bank/GEF Contributes US$7.2 Million to Support Marine Conservation Across the Eastern Caribbean
- Return of Coral Reefs Brings Good Fortunes to Coastal Communities in Indonesia
Last Updated: 24 March 2023