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Team Leader Anselmo Cabrera

Anselmo Cabrera is the conservation finance team leader for the USAID Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+WISER) Program in the Philippines.

by Anselmo Cabrera


How a Small City Can Take on the Big Challenge of Conservation Financing

Negros, the fourth-largest island in the Philippines, is best known for sugar and grilled chicken. However, the charcoal that fuels restaurant owners’ income challenges the source of livelihood for rice and sugar farmers. What is the link between a tasty grilled chicken and a cup of rice? Well, the demand for charcoal puts pressure on…