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

Press Release - Central Asia Regional Trialogue

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) Central Asia Regional Trialogue is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 9-11 October 2019,..

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

Pollination systems of trees in Kakachi, A mid-elevation wet evergreen forest in western Ghats, India

A long-term survey (1990–2000) of pollination modes of 86 tree species was carried out at Kakachi, a mid-elevation wet forestsite in southern Wester..

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

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Upcoming Events

The Science-Policy Dialogue on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment

The Science-Policy Dialogue on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment for Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia is scheduled for 22 and 23 October 201..

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

Wetlands Biologist

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an experienced Wetland Biologist to perform, lead and manage environmental field studies including wetland de..

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

Press Release - Central Asia Regional Trialogue

The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) Central Asia Regional Trialogue is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 9-11 October 2019,..

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

Pollination systems of trees in Kakachi, A mid-elevation wet evergreen forest in western Ghats, India

A long-term survey (1990–2000) of pollination modes of 86 tree species was carried out at Kakachi, a mid-elevation wet forestsite in southern Wester..

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

View All

Upcoming Events

The Science-Policy Dialogue on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment

The Science-Policy Dialogue on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment for Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia is scheduled for 22 and 23 October 201..

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

Wetlands Biologist

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an experienced Wetland Biologist to perform, lead and manage environmental field studies including wetland de..

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

View All

BES-NET PARTNERS