The Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda (ECOTRUST) will host a stakeholders' event on Friday 6th of May 2016 in Kampala, Uganda, to highlight its key achievements for 2015 and to share its plans for 2016.
ECOTRUST is a not for profit environmental Trust whose mission is to conserve biological diversity and enhance social welfare by promoting innovative and sustainable environmental management. Its goal is to provide sustained funding for conservation. Founded in 1999 in Uganda, ECOTRUST is committed to creating and maintaining cost-effective and efficient mechanisms to improve natural resource management, building resilience to climate change while investing in programs that increase income opportunities for the rural poor.
Last year 2015, ECOTRUST launched initiatives to establish an Endowment Fund and the main focus for the 2016 stakeholders' event, is to provide an update on the progress on the
capitalisation of this fund under the theme Effectiveness & Efficiency in Conservation Financing. During the event, we will share with you our capitalisation approach, which is designed to generate a wholesome financial package for conservation that optimizes new opportunities through investments in environmentally friendly business options, which currently include the following: