Protected areas are a key strategy in conserving biodiversity, and there is a pressing need to evaluate their social impacts. Though the social impacts of development interventions are widely assessed, the conservation literature is limited and methodological guidance is lacking. Using a systematic literature search, which found 95 relevant studies, the authors assessed the methods used to evaluate the social impacts of protected areas. Mixed methods were used by more than half of the studies.
Presentation at the Latin American Workshop, Jan 25 - 27, 2016, in Santiago, Chile, on the Biodiversity Costing component of the BIOFIN methodology, in Spanish.
Presentation in Santiago, Chile, from Jan 25 - 27 2016, on the Expenditure Review component of the BIOFIN methodology, in Spanish
This draft version of "Incorporating Resilience Principles into Protected Areas" is available in Spanish. A final version will be available by mid-year. The English version is available at: http://nbsapforum.net/#read-resource/851.
This Module explains how to prepare or update an NBSAP- the main instrument for implementation of the Convention at the country level.
This module provides an overview of mainstreaming and its importance for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and gives practical guidance on how to approach this important task.
This module discusses the importance of targets as tools for moving from policy to measurable, on-the-ground results in reducing the rate of loss of biodiversity.
This module begins by explaining the benefits of broad public participation in the preparation and revision of an NBSAP