The United States Agency for International Development has been the principal US government agency extending foreign assistance since 1961. In Asia, USAID programs address many problems that cross national boundaries, such as human and wildlife trafficking, HIV/AIDS and infectious diseases, global climate change, natural resources conservation, food security, trade, and political and economic conflict. For more information, visit www.usaid.gov.
The Australian Government affords high priority to supporting the CTI-CFF in recognition of its significant biodiversity values, the reliance of the region on coastal and marine ecosystems for livelihoods and food security, and the connectivity between Australian and neighboring marine ecosystems. The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities leads Australian engagement in close consultation with other agencies, including AusAID.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established to facilitate economic development of countries in Asia. ADB now has 67 member countries: 48 from within Asia and the Pacific and 19 from outside the region.
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is an independent financial organization that unites 182 member governments in partnership with international institutions, NGOs, and the private sector. It provides grants to developing countries and countries with economies in transition for projects that address global environmental issues and promote sustainable livelihoods. To date the GEF has granted to CTI-CFF $75 million, which generated $400M in cofinancing.
Conservation International (CI) is a nonprofit organization which seeks to ensure the health of humanity by protecting Earth's ecosystems and biodiversity. CI’s work focuses on six key initiatives that affect human well-being: climate, food security, freshwater security, health, cultural services and species contribution.
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. TNC addresses the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of our more than 1 million members, TNC has built a tremendous record of success since its founding in 1951.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, WWF has been working in the Coral Triangle with partners for more than 2 decades on marine conservation and fisheries management, through the wide-ranging marine programmes run by its national offices across Asia-Pacific. WWF collaborates with partners in the private sector, governmental agencies and civil society and is committed to catalyzing measurable changes in the region.
The Coral Triangle Center (CTC), based in Bali, Indonesia, is focused on strengthening local capacity for marine conservation through marine protected area learning sites, customized training, and facilitation of public private partnerships and learning networks in the Coral Triangle. It is one of the core organizers of the CTI-CFF Women Leaders' Forum and the CTI-CFF Regional Business Forum. Its vision is to inspire and train generations to care for coastal and marine ecosystems.