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Global Call SCBD-IDLO Capacity Building Establishing Measures to Implement the Nagoya Protocol

I am pleased to inform you that the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in partnership with the Secretariat has launched the second phase of a capacity-building programme to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) with the financial supp

Access and benefits sharing

Travail individuel Option 1'' la Purification naturelle des eaux de consommation'' des infrastructures vertes pour la durabilité et la resilience aux chocs ecologiques

Les forets et les exploitations agricoles dans les villes participent à la purification des eaux des cours d’eau et des pluies qui ruissellent et s’infiltrent dans les nappes phréatiques pour être captés par les sociétés de transformation en eau potable. Avec l’augmentation de la population mondiale, les champs et les forets dans les villes et les zones rurales sont actuellement détruites, elles sont convertis en habitations ; ou sont traversés par des projets routières, miniers voir barrage de retenus d’eau.

Building Capacity With Private Sector-Conservation Skill Share Partnerships

Earth Skills Network (ESN) is a collaboration between Earthwatch, UNESCO, IUCN & businesses. It connects leaders from the business and conservation sector through mentoring & skill-sharing. Through ESN, Protected Areas (PAs) can access relevant skills within businesses & build constructive dialogue on the need to manage environmental impacts. Through ESN, businesses can identify solutions to pressures on natural resources & nurture sustainable business leadership.

Building Negotiation Skills In Support Of Sustainable Land And Resource Use Solutions In And Around Protected Areas In Africa

The Mutual Gains Approach (MGA) to negotiation is a process model that is based on experimental findings and hundreds of real-world cases for negotiating better outcomes for each involved party, while protecting relationships and reputation. A central tenet of the model, and the robust theory that underlies it, is that a vast majority of negotiations in the real world involve parties who have more than one goal or concern in mind, and more than one issue that can be addressed in the agreement they reach.

Information Systems For Biodiversity And Protected Area Management – Understanding Interactions Between Conservation And Livelihoods

To improve the long term conservation of biodiversity in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions by providing better, more relevant and more accessible information for protected areas management, setting up a network of regional BIOPAMA observatories, developing a Reference Information System to host and facilitate the exchange of data, and to provide the associated capacity building to contribute to, and effectively use, these tools.

Reconciling Sustainable Coffee Landscape And Biodiversity

The World Bank has funded a project that reconciles environmental and socioeconomic aspects along the entire coffee value chain. The project assists Burundi to improve the sustainability of selected areas within coffee landscapes through:

Biodiversity Offsets--An Underutilized Source of Support for Protected Areas

Biodiversity offsets offer a promising option for promoting the conservation and sustainable management of natural ecosystems on an expanded scale. In an era of often flat--and sometimes declining--governmental support for conservation in general and protected areas in particular, biodiversity offsets can provide an underutilized opportunity to mobilize substantial new funding. This funding can come from public infrastructure accounts (such as for dams and roads) as well as from the private sector (including extractive industries).

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