Coastal management activities are mainly funded by national government budgets and donor programmes or development assistance which often have limitations in both their magnitude and scope. Public sector budgets are often inadequate and donor-funded projects and programmes are usually short-term and tied to particular government or donor priorities.
MFF believes that in order to achieve long term coastal management goals, sustainable sources of funding need to be identified that not only help initiate activities but also help maintain and promote further investment. In recognizing the significance of sustainable funding mechanisms, MFF has prioritized 'investment' in its official tagline.
Funds for coastal management interventions are available from philanthropic contributions, private sector partnerships, fiscal instruments (including taxes and subsidies), market-based mechanisms (such as payment for environmental services and user charges), and through locally raised funds. MFF seeks to find innovative and sustainable funding mechanisms to ensure long term efforts for coastal ecosystem rehabilitation and management.
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|10. Identifying sustainable financing mechanisms for coastal ecosystem conservation||
Mangroves for the Future - Investing in Coastal Ecosystems © MFF, 2014
The video shows the MFF programme outline.