Conservation of Natural Resources through Policy Dialogues and Transboundary Agreements in the Hindukush Himalaya

OBJECTIVE Strengthening of the policy dialogues of ICIMOD within the HKH regarding national and international agreements on adaptation, resource management and biodiversity Implementation follows a gender sensitive approach PROJECT DESCRIPTION The extended Himalayan region and its ecosystems are of high importance as the livelihoods of more than 210 million people and the water...

Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project-Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

OBJECTIVE The ABS Partnership project aims at strengthening the capacities of the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), selected State Biodiversity Boards (SBB) and Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC). It also aims at creating awareness amongst commercial users of biological resources and associated traditional knowledge for the effective implementation of ABS mechanisms under...

Incentive for Sustainable Biodiversity Management (ISBM)

OBJECTIVE The project aims to: improve awareness and appreciation of the values of biodiversity and ecosystem service support two major national initiatives: TII and IBBI PROJECT DESCRIPTION With mere 2.4% of the world’s land area, India’s diverse habitats and ecosystems support 7% percent of all globally recorded species, along with second largest human population...