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Conservation Strategy Fund’s Smart Infrastructure Series communicates our expertise in sustainable infrastructure development around the world. In this series, our team of expert economists share their advice on balancing development with the conservation of healthy ecosystems for short and long-term social, economic, and environmental well-being.  Brazil to Rebuild a Highway Through the Amazon, but At What Cost? 
Sintang Green Budget Tagging Workshop participants. Photo by Hasan Adha Fauzi​​​​ 
Final Workshop Participants and The Rector of Hasanuddin University, Prof. Dr. Ir. Jamaluddin Jompa, M.Sc. Photo by: Hasan Adha Fauzi 
CSF’s Mining Impact Calculator has been selected as one of 13 finalists for the Conservation X Labs’ Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge: The Amazon With funding support from Microsoft, USAID, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and Esri, this Challenge aims to support  innovators to develop and implement solutions that addre
On May 30th and 31st, 2022, Yayasan Strategi Konservasi Indonesia (YSKI, or CSF Indonesia) hosted “Sintang Green Budget Tagging Training Toward Sustainable Sintang 2030”
Kick-Off meeting opening remarks by Veronica Ancili (Head of Sintang’s Food Security and Fishery Agency), dr.
Located in the Sulawesi Waters and North Halmahera of Indonesia, Fisheries Management Area 716 (FMA 716) is one of the most thriving fisheries in Indonesia, known especially for its contingency of small pelagic fish. Pelagic fish are a group of small, often schooling species that eat microscopic plants and animals drifting near the ocean surface. Out of 118 pelagic species found in Indonesia, this fisheries management area hosts 25 species, providing great potential for fishing in the area. 
In June 2022, the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) participated in the Second Ordinary Session of the Committee to Combat the Illicit Exploitation of Mining Deposits (CLEIYM) of the Department of Amazonas in Colombia. The meeting is a space promoted by the Government of Amazonas to articulate between State agencies and key actors.
Conservation Strategy Fund has just released a milestone study of the costs and benefits of the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in Southern Africa, in a project financed by USAID. Our findings call for more widespread use of economics to make smarter and more effective investments in curbing IWT.