On Friday 23 November, during COP14 in Sharm-el-Sheik, was hosted a one-day workshop on Using National Reporting to Improve NBSAP Implementation and Development of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. During the introduction session, Jamison Ervin, Manager of the Nature for Development Program, gave a presentation on Reporting on Nature, emphasizing the biodiversity trends and the consequences for humanity. Her presentation is available in this post.
This is a project brief for the UNDP-GEF-Government of Mongolia project entitled, "MONGOLIA’S NETWORK OF MANAGED RESOURCE PROTECTED AREAS".
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, together with UNDP and UN Environment, are pleased to officially launch and share with you the Sixth National Report Technical Reporting Guidance: Stakeholder Engagement.
As a small island in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is susceptible to adverse climate change impacts. The 2004 tsunami confirms that low-lying plains in the coastal zone are vulnerable to any future rise in sea level.
In 2017, India initiated the process of preparing its Sixth National Report (6NR) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). India has previously submitted five national reports to CBD in 1998, 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2014.
Biodiversity makes a substantial and direct contribution to the Rwandan economy through eco-tourism. Rwanda’s eco-tourism industry is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, and has shown significant potential for future growth.
Serbia’s Fifth National Report (5NR) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) highlights the success of Serbia’s Republic Agency for Spatial Planning (SASP) in integrating and harmonizing Serbia’s ecological, economic and social development, based on the principles of sustainability. SASP achieves this goal by informing policy and development decisions through local, regional and national level spatial plans. The success of SASP corroborates the importance of having spatial planning integrated into national development policies and plans.
Provides the step-by-step process of assessing the values of ecosystem services to society, and developing mechanisms for integrating this value into development plans and resource sectors. Case studies are provided to help illustrate the process. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete this lesson.
Examines a range of valuation tools and methods, and the different circumstances in which each tool can best be applied. This topic begins by providing a summary of the most frequently applied methods for assessing the economic values of biodiversity and ecosystem services, and then continues with a selection of examples of how these methods have been applied in the economic valuation of various types of ecosystem services around the world. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete this lesson.
Provides an overview of the consequences and causes of biodiversity loss, a description of the range of ecosystem services that nature provides, and an introduction to the concept of economic valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services. It will take you approximately 45 minutes to complete this lesson.