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Nature-based Solutions require funding; innovative funding

  The Forum of the Standing Committee on Finance (SCF), is the latest platform where Seychelles showcased its debt-for-nature swap for ocean conservation, a first of its kind in the world. The virtual presentation was made by Patrick Payet, the Secretary of State...

A promising future for Seychelles’ Seagrass

Seychelles has always delivered on its marine conservation promises – and its seagrass is no exception Coastal wetlands, along with other natural ecosystems, have slowly been fighting their way to the front of the line as allies in the climate change battle. Their...

BGF 5: Summary of the fifth call for proposals

In 2021, SeyCCAT hosted the fifth call for proposals for the Blue Grants Fund. The call took place over six weeks and concluded on the 11th of June. The fifth funding cycle received 54 applications with a total requested amount of SCR 49.6 million.   This year,...

A letter from the CEO – August 2021

Dear SeyCCAT friends,   We have already crossed the equator of 2021. Little surprise that this year comes with its own COVID challenges, but the overall trend seems positive. With this, it seems like a good time to share some updates from SeyCCAT on what we have...