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Attempt to mainstream biodiversity in Costa Rica and cooperation by JICA

Japan International Cooperaiton Agency

Date and Time
15 October 2012 18:15 - 19:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

There is nothing for developing for survival but to produce destruction of ecology... That is the cause of crisis of biodiversity today. Most of Rainforest holding terrestrial biodiversity exists in developing countries. In these areas, growth of economy at higher speed is desired. But it is apparent that developing in same way as the past threatens biodiversity, and as a result a serious impact against subsistence of humankind will arise. So what should we do for that problem . Conservation of biodiversity itself contributes for country’s developing. There is a good experience of looking for and trying such a new model in Costa Rica, Central America. In this seminar, we would like to introduce some good examples in Costa Rica and what we, JICA, can do for mainstreaming biodiversity.