This report (in Spanish) is part of a series of case studies that provide insights into various mechanisms used to increase access to finance for smallholder farmers, SMEs and communities in their efforts to contribute to sustainable landscapes. The case studies focus on the strategies used by various stakeholders to reduce the risks of selected financial flows for investors, intermediaries and recipients. These case studies follow up on recommendations made by participants in the consultative process on innovative finance for sustainable landscapes. The goal is to provide more evidence of successful strategies in order to increase access to finance for smallholder farmers, SMEs and communities.
This case study by Fundación Profin provides information on the financial instrument, Revolving Fund, used by the Indigenous Forestry Association "Ascension" Santa Cruz, Bolivia, for the fulfillment of their social objectives of the integrated landscape, the financial flow in which it is developed and the mechanisms to mitigate associated and shared risks, in support of Community Forest Organizations in the area.