Integrating biodiversity objectives into current development models is a complex challenge and does not happen by itself. The various case studies presented through these factsheets discreetly identify some of the characteristics required to achieve these outcomes. These factsheets of successful stories of mainstreaming are a result of a joint BirdLife International/IUCN project which aimed at complementing the existing literature on this subject, that has remained, so far, mostly on theoretical grounds.
Our hope is that these amazing stories will inspire further mainstreaming efforts.
The case studies can be found at both organisation's websites: