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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...

2020 – A Year in Review

A year at a glance – 2020 Angelique Pouponneau, CEO of SeyCCAT   Dear friends,  What a year it has been! 2020 will definitely be one for the books! We welcome two new board members: Minister Naadir Hassan, the new Minister responsible for Finance and Mr...

Launch: 2017 – 2019 Blue Grants Fund Progress Report

The Blue Grants Fund   In 2015, Seychelles committed to investing US$ 6.6 million in ocean conservation and climate adaptation projects over the next 20 years. In 2017, we launched our first call for proposal with a modest Blue Grants Fund. In 2017, we had US$...

SeyCCAT Surviving Crisis – COVID-19

COVID-19 has undiscriminatingly caused disruptions in the life of everyone, including to an extent the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT). Known for our innovation in conservation financing, SeyCCAT persevered in the times of COVID-19 to...

What has the Seychelles’ sovereign blue bond achieved since 2018?

The fisheries sector is second only to tourism in the Seychelles. The fisheries sector contributes significantly to the GDP and employs 17% of the population. According to the National Bureau of Statistics in 2018, Seychelles has seen a 116% increase in the total...