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NBSAPs 2.0 Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development

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  • Fish on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, which stretches more than more than 1,000 km, from Mexico to Honduras, and is home to hundreds of species (Photo: monicajc, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Sharing lessons for mainstreaming biodiversity at Cancun COP

    IIED will co-host a workshop at the Convention on Biological Diversity conference in Cancun, Mexico, to share solutions for mainstreaming biodiversity in line with the SDGs

    16 November 2016 | News | Biodiversity
  • International Biodiversity Day logo

    Putting biodiversity centre stage in government policy

    The focus of International Biodiversity Day on May 22 is 'mainstreaming biodiversity'. IIED is partnering with the United Nations Environment Programme - World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) on a project that aims to include development issues in key biodiversity strategies and influence development policy to improve outcomes for biodiversity and poverty reduction.

    20 May 2016 | News | Biodiversity
  • Agama Lizard, Uganda. Seven of Africa's biogeographic regions converge in Uganda, making it a country with a high level of biodiversity (Photo: Michael Sale, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Getting to know you: stronger relationships contribute to better biodiversity mainstreaming

    Uganda's National Environment Management Authority has made a point of involving key ministries and agencies in the NBSAP revision process. This helped ministerial staff appreciate biodiversity issues and their importance to economic development

    21 March 2016 | Article | Biodiversity
  • A hippo emerges from the Zambezi near the Mana Pools Wildlife Conservation Area in northern Zimbabwe  (Photo: Terry Feuerborn, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Biodiversity stories: building understanding in the media leads to richer reporting

    The number of journalists able to report on biodiversity issues in Zimbabwe has grown significantly thanks to a focused effort to build understanding across the media

    21 March 2016 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Lilongwe's residents call it the "Garden City" because of its many green spaces (Photo: Gome Jenda )

    Seeds of change: Lilongwe City Council recognises the value of urban nature

    Malawi's capital Lilongwe is one of Africa's fastest growing cities. Development has threatened its green spaces, but now city officials are working to integrate biodiversity into planning decisions

    21 March 2016 | Article | Biodiversity
  • The theme of the 2015 International Day for Biological Diversity is 'biodiversity for sustainable development' (Image: Convention on Biological Diversity)

    Guidelines shared for mainstreaming biodiversity and development

    To mark the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, IIED and UNEP-WCMC are sharing new guidelines for mainstreaming biodiversity and development

    22 May 2015 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Fulufhelo Mukhadi

    Fulufhelo Mukhadi on mainstreaming biodiversity in South Africa

    Fulufhelo Mukhadi works for the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI). He translates scientific knowledge into policy and action by creating tools and information resources

    18 November 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • IIED research communications manager Rosalind Goodrich provided coverage from the third NBSAP 2.0 workshop at Midgard Estate in Namibia, where giraffes could be seen (Photo: Rosalind Goodrich/IIED)

    Mainstreaming biodiversity and development: Namibia workshop coverage

    Coverage of the third NBSAP 2.0 workshop in Namibia in July 2014 that considered what successful mainstreaming of biodiversity and development would look like

    29 July 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Unspoiled Seychelles landscapes and their rich biodiversity shouldn't be harmed by development (Photo: tiarescott, via Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/)

    Finding the best outcomes for biodiversity and development

    Protecting an island paradise shouldn't come down to money, but it sometimes seems that way for those trying to ensure that development in the Seychelles is not at the cost of its rich biodiversity

    22 May 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Second Regional Workshop for the NBSAPs 2.0 Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development Project

    The second workshop for the NBSAPs 2.0 Project was held in Entebbe, Uganda from 8-12 July 2013. It was run as run as a joint initiative with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Biodiversity Finance (BioFin) project.

    21 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Side event at the CBD Global Workshop on NBSAPs Revision Process, 12 November 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya

    What has been learnt so far in the course of revising national biodiversity strategies and actions plans (NBSAPs)? Representatives from Botswana, the Seychelles and Namibia – all project members from the NBSAPs 2.0 project – presented the key lessons for them at a side event to the CBD global workshop in Nairobi on 12 November 2013.

    21 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Making a business case for biodiversity

    Making the business case for biodiversity

    You need to make a business case for biodiversity: what's your idea and how much money do you need? What are the costs, benefits, challenges and why should potential investors care?

    11 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Camila Oliveira on NBSAPs revision in Brazil

    Camila Oliveira is an environmental analyst in the Ministry of the Environment in Brazil and national manager of the project Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition. Here she describes the NBSAP revision process in Brazil

    1 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development Africa leadership group

    Meet the people working to implement the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans of Botswana, Uganda, Namibia Zimbabwe, Malawi, the Seychelles, Ghana and Zambia

    1 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Talking about mainstreaming biodiversity

    Talking about mainstreaming biodiversity

    Hear from country project members and independent members of the African leaders' group about their experiences of revising NBSAPs, biodiversity mainstreaming and what makes for success

    1 May 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Stories of change

    Stories of change: mainstreaming biodiversity and development

    Getting biodiversity concerns into the policies and plans of government ministries and private sector companies can take many years to achieve.These stories highlight where this has been done and a change is starting to be seen.

    1 April 2014 | Feature | Biodiversity
  • Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development project updates

    Mainstreaming biodiversity and development project updates

    This page will feature the latest updates on the 'Mainstreaming biodiversity and development' project, which follows eight countries as they use their revised NBSAP to integrate biodiversity into mainstream development policies and plans

    21 March 2014 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Statements and workshop reports

    Statements and workshop reports

    Statements and reports from Mainstreaming biodiversity and development project workshops

    9 July 2013 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Hippos bask in the sun in Botswana.

    Botswana: Biodiversity and dragons come together

    With the Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May, a new biodiversity project highlights its importance and draws out tensions that arise when biodiversity is put at the centre of development policies.

    22 May 2013 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • First NBSAPs 2.0 Project Workshop

    The first workshop for the Darwin Initiative-funded project NBSAPs 2.0: Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Development jointly implemented by IIED and UNEP-WCMC was held over three days in Maun, Botswana from 14-16 November 2012

    14 November 2012 | Article | Biodiversity
  • Mainstreaming biodiversity, poverty reduction and development

    IIED, UNEP-WCMC and the Secretariat of the CBD organised a side event at the CBD CoP to highlight their work on biodiversity mainstreaming. Natasha McQuaid from the CBD Secretariat presented the results of a survey that had been conducted among members of the CBD Expert Group on Biodiversity and Poverty Eradication on experience in mainstreaming in their own countries, and then Jessica Smith presented an overview of the NBSAPs 2.0 project

    9 October 2012 | Article | Biodiversity
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