DGM Approved by World Bank Board of Directors

On March 31, the World Bank announced that its Board of Directors approved the Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities.  The first country project, in the Cerrado region of Brazil, was also approved.  For more information, read the feature story on the World Bank website: Innovative Grant Program Helps Communities Fight Forest Loss, and Conservation International's statement on its approval as the DGM Global Executing Agency.