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Social Impact Bonds

January 2018 - December 2019

There have been significant developments in the global capital markets to address sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the last 5 years. Within the bond markets, voluntary guidelines have emerged for social bonds, aimed at attracting investment targeting developmental challenges while also generating market-based returns.

FSD Africa has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund Kenya to develop an innovative approach to financing mechanisms that drive sustainability in conservation areas. The project involves conducting a joint scoping mission to the priority conservation areas of Kenya, exploring and piloting innovative financing approaches in conservation, and collaborating as impact investment and conservation experts.


To identify appropriate structures of financing environmental conservation through capital markets, and raising capital for such projects. These are mainly through debt capital markets via social and developmental bonds.