“Biodiversity underpins all (…) ecosystem functions and benefits essential to
human well-being, not only in terms of our economies, but also for our health, food security, prevention of natural hazards, and our cultural roots,”
–Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General, 2015
The SNRD Working Group Biodiversity is engaging on a variety of issues related to biodiversity and nature conservation. The Working Group connects professionals in more than 10 South and Southeast Asian countries, working on the conservation of biodiversity in a variety of ecosystems and contexts. Supported by the Tandem-Partners in GIZ headquarters, the working group promotes the exchange and discussion the latest scientific knowledge and initiatives on biodiversity. The collaboration of its members is organised through a set of sub-working groups dealing with the following fields of interest:
- Protected Areas and Protected Area Governance
- Ecosystem Services
The factsheet of the Working Group is now available for download here.