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Information Material

The Biodiversity for Development Initiative is developing a number of information documents focusing on the role biodiversity can play in relation to poverty alleviation and development. They range from general documents to raise public awareness to more specific sector based information dedicated to professionals.

All publications produced can be downloaded for free. Hard copies are available upon request at secretariat@cbd.int. An exhibit of 6 display panels can be borrowed by contacting the Secretariat at dev-pov@cbd.int (more information below).

  • Promotional Materials
  • General References
  • Newsletters

Leaflets

Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation

Biodiversity for Development and Poverty Alleviation


Introduces the Biodiversity for Development initiative and presents its main objectives. A brief explanation of how biodiversity contributes to development is proposed along with an overview of the relation between biodiversity and the 8 goals of the MDG’s.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development
Biodiversity for poverty alleviation and development – Nature serving humanity

Biodiversity for poverty alleviation and development – Nature serving humanity


Explains why biodiversity is important to poverty reduction and development. The publication reminds of the eight goals set out in the MDG’s and provides a description of the links between biodiversity and selected development sectors. This is accompanied by 5 categories of essential actions to achieve the dual goal of biodiversity conservation and development.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development
Tourism for development and nature conservation - Resources for tourism planners and practitioners

Tourism for development and nature conservation - Resources for tourism planners and practitioners


Presents a series of resources for tourism planners and practitioners. This includes 7 case studies showing how sustainable tourism can help preserve the biodiversity that attracts tourists, while providing economic benefits to local and national economies. The leaflet lists a ranger of proven tools for tourism policymakers in the public and private sectors.
Subject(s): Biodiversity for Development; Tourism and Biodiversity

Posters

Forests: More than Trees

Forests: More than Trees


Introduces a number of case studies from Central Africa where forest concessions and businesses are working together with international NGOs and local stakeholders for greater environmental benefits.

MDG Posters

26 examples showing local communities' contributions to attaining the MDGs presented during the 2007 meeting of the Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention (WGRI).

Exhibit "Nature serving humanity"

6 display panels (153 X 87cm) of the Biodiversity for Development exhibit shown in Bonn during COP-9. The panels are available in English only.

The 6 display panels, a reproduction of the "Biodiversity for poverty alleviation and development – Nature serving humanity" leaflet (PDF) can be ordered by contacting the Secretariat at dev-pov@cbd.int

Mainstreaming biodiversity : Workshops on national biodiversity strategies and action plans.

Mainstreaming biodiversity : Workshops on national biodiversity strategies and action plans


Subject(s): National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAP); Biodiversity for Development
Voluntary Guidelines on Biodiversity-Inclusive Impact Assessment.

Voluntary Guidelines on Biodiversity-Inclusive Impact Assessment


Subject(s): Marine and Coastal Biodiversity; Impact Assessment

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme