who we are about CAFÉ
The Consortium of African Funds for the Environment (CAFÉ) is a membership-based network of Environmental Funds (EFs) which are also known as Conservation Trust Funds (CTFs) in Africa that has been in operation since 2011. CAFÉ has a total of 19 Member Funds that, among others, support over 90 parks and reserves, and 125 communal conservancies and community forests, which cover over 270,000 km2 across 20 countries and manage over USD400 million in endowments and about USD100 million in sinking funds in Africa. Currently, CAFÉ’s Presidency is being hosted by the Sangha Tri-National Trust Fund (FTNS) in Cameroon.
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13th CAFÉ General Assembly
The 13th CAFÉ General Assembly is around the corner! This big event will be hosted by Tanzania Forest Fund (TaFF) in collaboration with the Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMCEF) in Arusha, Tanzania. It brings together different players across the globe to build capacity and share experiences in promotion of innovative financing mechanisms for biodiversity conservation.