Date: May 03, 2017 at 1:30 PM GMT Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3724766445296304642 ABSTRACT: Over the last 4 years, World Resource Institute, a global research organization, and Vizzuality, a missio
The remarkable biodiversity of Jordan is a reflection of its varied physical characteristics which have yielded an unusual case of richness in landforms and biological diversity in terms of landscapes, ecosystems and species. At the intersection of three continents, Jordan encapsulates four bio-geographical regions: Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian, and the Sudanian Penetration. All four transform into 13 vegetation types which, in turn, embrace over 4,000 species of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine fauna and flora.
Iraq is developing its first National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) for the period (2015-2020), to overcome the main problems that the biodiversity in Iraq is facing, and to comply to one of its obligations towards the Convention on Biological Diversity. The National Targets in the NBSAP, have been linked to the Global Strategy on Biodiverity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets.The preparation process of the strategy included an intensive consultations with stakeholders.
Iraq is seeking currently seeking a consultant to help them prepare a Resource Mobilization Strategy for Iraq's NBSAP.