Donations to Conservation and Community Investment Forum (CCIF) are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

New! The David and Lucile Packard Foundation commissioned the Trust for Conservation Innovation/ Conservation and Community Investment Forum and partners to assess, in six Western Pacific countries, the state of enabling conditions viewed as critical for a community-driven, rights-based management approach to coastal marine resources. The reports produced for this effort present a snapshot of the status of certain factors affecting the potential success of such an approach.

Links to this series of reports titled Assessment of the Enabling Conditions for Rights-Based Management of Fisheries and Coastal Marine Resources in the Western Pacific are provided below:

Working with a variety of partners, CCIF seeks to advance innovative and direct solutions to accelerate the delivery of conservation and sustainable community development successes on the ground, both improving the methods and approaches utilized by our partners, and building the capacity of their organizations to replicate and scale-up these successes across their programs.

CCIF combines expertise in pragmatic, on-the-ground conservation and community development work with extensive experience in finance, natural resource economics, enterprise development and investment banking to design and help to finance conservation and community development solutions which lead to direct and sustaining outcomes.

CCIF adheres to the following values:

  • Focus and Impact. CCIF focuses efforts on specific issues or problems that we believe we are best positioned to solve, aiming for transformative solutions whereever possible.
  • Accuracy, Efficiency and Efficacy. CCIF strives to maintain high levels of rigor and accuracy, focusing on and understanding complex challenges and designing clear, effective, efficient solutions.
  • Collaboration and Commitment. CCIF represents a collaboration of capable individuals and organizations possessing complementary skills and pursuing common objectives, each bringing unique talents from a variety of backgrounds, and all committed to making a real difference on behalf of conservation and sustainable community development.

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