WIOMSA awards a grant to SeyCCAT

Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) is an innovative financing mechanism breaking the usual narrative about donor funding. SeyCCAT manages the proceeds of blended capital from the debt-for-nature swap and the Seychelles’ blue...

News: 21 successful this year – 13 large grants approved

Initially, 35 applications for a large grant was received. 18 of the 35 project proposals were invited to stage II following the Blue Grants Committee (BGC) review, opening the door to the possibility of grant of a SCR1 million from SeyCCAT. These fledgling projects...

News: Small grants for Blue Grants Fund # 3 announced.

Eight concept notes submissions have been approved in the 3rd call of proposal of the Blue Grant Fund (BGF) from SeyCCAT for small to medium grants up to SR100,000. A committee has been established to assess the submissions. The process is straightforward for the...

Willingness to Pay Survey underway

          Many tourism dependent island States experience high pressure on the natural environment, which is often the very core of their tourism product. Therefore sustainable management and protection mechanisms are required, which limit and...

2 Seychellois awarded the Africa Oxford Visiting Fellowship

The Seychelles Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT), Nekton and The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) are pleased to announce that Jennifer Appoo of Seychelles Islands Foundation and Sheena Talma of the Ministry of Energy, Environment and Climate Change...