ABOUT BES-NET

As a capacity sharing “network of networks”, the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) complements the capacity building work of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and promotes more effective management of biodiversity and ecosystems by enhancing dialogue, interaction and coordination between science, policy, and practice.

BES-Net is managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the Global Policy Center on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) based in Nairobi, and supports the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in coordinating the National Ecosystem Assessments. Read more...

Latest Highlights

Launch of the IPBES Global Assessment Summary Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

“ Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history - and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating “, according to the S..

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the Arab region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development

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New Library Items

The independent and combined effects of floral traits distinguishing two pollination ecotypes of a moth‐pollinated orchid

Identifying traits and agents of selection involved in local adaptation is important for understanding population divergence. In southern Sweden, the ..

Access the latest resources on biodiversity and ecosystem services available in our Knowledge Library.

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Upcoming Events

Désertif'actions 2019

International civil society summit – Land, Biodiversity and Climate!! NGOs, Scientific, local communities, international institutions, private and ..

The challenge How can we lift millions out of poverty, create 600+ million jobs, reduce inequalities, protect the environment and grow the economy?

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Vacancies & other opportunities

Programme Officer

SwedBio works with international development cooperation focused on resilience-based biodiversity and ecosystem governance and management for poverty ..

Check out current career and other opportunities in the biodiversity and ecosystem services field.

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BES-NET PARTNERS

ABOUT BES-NET

As a capacity sharing “network of networks”, the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) complements the capacity building work of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and promotes more effective management of biodiversity and ecosystems by enhancing dialogue, interaction and coordination between science, policy, and practice.

BES-Net is managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the Global Policy Center on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) based in Nairobi, and supports the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in coordinating the National Ecosystem Assessments. Read more...

Latest Highlights

Launch of the IPBES Global Assessment Summary Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

“ Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history - and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating “, according to the S..

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the Arab region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development

View All

New Library Items

The independent and combined effects of floral traits distinguishing two pollination ecotypes of a moth‐pollinated orchid

Identifying traits and agents of selection involved in local adaptation is important for understanding population divergence. In southern Sweden, the ..

Access the latest resources on biodiversity and ecosystem services available in our Knowledge Library.

View All

Upcoming Events

Désertif'actions 2019

International civil society summit – Land, Biodiversity and Climate!! NGOs, Scientific, local communities, international institutions, private and ..

The challenge How can we lift millions out of poverty, create 600+ million jobs, reduce inequalities, protect the environment and grow the economy?

View All

Vacancies & other opportunities

Programme Officer

SwedBio works with international development cooperation focused on resilience-based biodiversity and ecosystem governance and management for poverty ..

Check out current career and other opportunities in the biodiversity and ecosystem services field.

View All

BES-NET PARTNERS