News

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...

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Seychelles launches World’s First Sovereign Blue Bond

THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES/ WASHINGTON/ BALI, OCTOBER 29 —The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond—a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. The bond, which raised US$15...

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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...

Seychelles launches World’s First Sovereign Blue Bond

THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES/ WASHINGTON/ BALI, OCTOBER 29 —The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond—a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. The bond, which raised US$15...

Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) Board appoints CEO.

The Board of Directors of SeyCCAT appointed the new CEO of SeyCCAT, Angelique Pouponneau.  Angelique has always had a passion for advancing the sustainable use and conservation of our oceans. She was born and grew up in a fishing district, Bel Ombre, in Seychelles...

SEVEN SEYCHELLOIS RECEIVE GRANTS TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH AS PART OF AN INTERNATIONAL DEEP WATER EXPEDITION

An innovative collaboration between Nekton Mission and the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) has led to the financing of seven Seychellois researchers who will venture on an underwater expedition to explore the depths (up to 500 m) of the...

Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) announces the second Blue Grants Fund projects!

Victoria (March 29, 2019) – Whilst there is ambition to increase marine protected areas globally, the question remains as to how to bridge the financing gap that exists to meet the ambition for effective marine protection. Seychelles’ innovation with tools such as...

EVENTS

SeyCCAT attended the Monaco Blue Initiative 2019.

The Vice President, Mr Vincent Meriton, represented President Danny Faure, at the 10th Monaco Blue Initiative (MBI) which took place in Monaco on 24th – 25th March 2019. The event was organised by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Oceanographic...

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SeyCCAT in collaboration with SCCI hosted a seminar on “Greening Business”

Entrepreneurs and business owners from the private sector had an opportunity to learn more about the economic benefits of greening their businesses and the financing options available in Seychelles for achieving such. This was through a short seminar organised by the...

SeyCCAT attended the Monaco Blue Initiative 2019.

The Vice President, Mr Vincent Meriton, represented President Danny Faure, at the 10th Monaco Blue Initiative (MBI) which took place in Monaco on 24th – 25th March 2019. The event was organised by the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Oceanographic...

Critical partners join together to deliver capacity-building workshop.