Gender equality is emerging as an important theme for many stakeholders involved in the mining sector, including those working to fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from governments to donors to communities and civil society. There is growing recognition that not only does the mini
Are you interested in learning how nature-based policies can be guided by national repositories of spatial data?
On 22 May 2019, we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity.
Do you know a game-changing leader under 30 years of age using environmental education to build a sustainable future for all? The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is calling for applications for the Environmental Education 30 Under 30!
- On Mother’s Day 2019,
We're excited to share an updated version of the 6NR Technical Guidance on Spatial Planning!
Increases the capacity of key stakeholders to optimize planning to support biodiversity and climate change adaptation objectives, including through the effective engagement of protected area systems. Upon completion of the course you will be able to identify the interaction of climate change and biodiversity with land-use plans, identify their position in the planning and decision-making process, identify the ways to collaborate acrss national borders and much more. This course is available until 31 December 2019.
On Tuesday 13 March 2019, Dr. Andrew Rylance offered a webinar on Protected Areas Business Plans, and explored an NBSAP Forum catalogue of over 60 protected area business planning resources from around the world. Dr. Rylance explained what a Protected Area Business Plan was, and how to consolidate one. He also interacted with over 110 participants on technical questions in link with Business Plans.
The presentations are available in this post. You can also access the recording here: https://youtu.be/vNuzjf3yqwg
Free online course on Biodiversity Finance – starts 15 April 2019
The Government of Seychelles-UNDP-GEF Protected Area Finance and Outer Islands projects hosted a Business Planning workshop for Protected Areas in Seychelles in September 2017. In preparation for this training, a database containing examples of terrestrial and marine business plans from around the world and guidelines for their development was produced. We are sharing in this post the toolkit "Managing Marine Protected Areas; a Toolkit for the Western Indian Ocean".