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Side Event #2690

Status: SCHEDULED

Date Thursday
2018.11.29 @ 13:15
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Room Luxor - Asia and the Pacific Room
Building 1
Capacity: 150 people
Conference COP 14 / CP-COP-MOP 9 / NP-COP-MOP 3
Meetings(s)
COP-14
Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Title Examples of Mainstreaming Biodiversity within economic sectors in Tunisia: cases of two projects on ecotourism and oases ecosystems, supported by The World Bank and GEF.
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Protected Areas
Agricultural Biodiversity
Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Aichi Biodiversity Targets
 

 

The side event will present the results of two projects whose achievements deserve to be presented  as examples in mainstreaming the conservation of biodiversity in various sectors of the economy as well as success stories in relation to several themes covered by the COP14 and in particular its main theme which is " Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet”. One of the two Projects aims at promoting the conservation and sustainable use of oases ecosystems through support to local communities, in particular to maintain traditional sustainable agriculture practices, while the other Project is promoting the ecotourism in Protected Areas through income generating activities that are in line with the conservation objectives of the protected areas and their respective management plans.  Both project are implemented according to approaches that promote gender equity and the equitable sharing of the services generated by the ecosystems

The side event will be made of presentations by the representatives of the Project and of the supporting agencies (The World Bank and GEF), as well as testimonies by two representatives of the local communities who benefited from the achievements of the two Projects. Following the presentations (20 minutes) the floor will be open (25 minutes), for the participants to ask for further clarifications and to comment on the presented activities. 

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