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Donor Statement on Supporting Locally Led Development

By |2023-09-20T15:34:18-03:00September 20th, 2023|POSITION STATEMENTS|

The world’s development, humanitarian, and peacebuilding challenges are vast and complex, with local implications. Equally, there are increasing opportunities to address and overcome these challenges, but success hinges upon enhanced collaboration and cooperation between donors and the people, institutions, and communities who address and are impacted by these challenges every day. In doing so, donors must acknowledge and respect the dignity, agency, priorities, knowledge, rights, and aspirations of those people and communities.   

Fundación Avina strongly condemns the assassination of labor rights defenders in the garment industry in Honduras and Bangladesh.

By |2023-08-11T10:37:04-03:00August 9th, 2023|NEWS, POSITION STATEMENTS|

Fundación Avina condemns the recent assassination of five labor rights defenders in the garment industry, four of them in Honduras and one in Bangladesh. We stand in solidarity with the victims, their families, the organizations they represent, and the labor and human rights movement as a whole.  

Fundación Avina proudly announces the selection of the first eight solutions to receive funding for implementing tropical forest management practices in the Global South through our BASE initiative.

By |2023-07-25T11:25:20-03:00July 12th, 2023|NEWS|

Launched at COP27 in November 2022, BASE (Building Approaches to fund local Solutions with climate Evidence) aims to overcome one of the barriers that local communities face in accessing climate finance, notably the challenge of developing a solid climate rational for proposals. Demonstrating how a project can effectively reduce GHG emissions or bolster resilience is particularly challenging for local communities and organizations, yet it is crucial for securing certain climate funds.  

Marajo Archipelago in Brazil: For elaboration of the Indepent Audit for the project proposal “Enhancing resilience of smallholders to climate change impacts through adapting and scaling up agroforestry systems in the Marajo Archipelago in Brazil” developed under the Project Preparation Facility of the Green Climate Fund.

By |2022-09-27T19:21:54-03:00September 27th, 2022|CONSULTANCIES|

The objective of the consultancy is to conduct an independent audit to enable the auditor to express an independent opinion on the financial performance of the activities undertaken by Fundación Avina for funds received and expenditures made under the project.  

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