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

Course from São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being (SPSAS Scenarios)

The Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BPBES) and the InterAmerican Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) is organizing a..

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

Interacting effects of pollination, water and nutrients on fruit tree performance

Pollination is critical to fruit production, but the interactions of pollination with plant resources on a plant's reproductive and vegetative feature..

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

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Upcoming Events

The fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)

The 2019 UN Environment Assembly will contribute towards a holistic, inclusive, and participatory approach to development that is underpinned by human..

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

Wetland and Reed Bed Specialist

SEED Madagascar (Sustainable Environment, Education & Development in Madagascar) is an award-winning British registered charity organization opera..

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

Course from São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being (SPSAS Scenarios)

The Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BPBES) and the InterAmerican Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) is organizing a..

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

Interacting effects of pollination, water and nutrients on fruit tree performance

Pollination is critical to fruit production, but the interactions of pollination with plant resources on a plant's reproductive and vegetative feature..

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

View All

Upcoming Events

The fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4)

The 2019 UN Environment Assembly will contribute towards a holistic, inclusive, and participatory approach to development that is underpinned by human..

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

Wetland and Reed Bed Specialist

SEED Madagascar (Sustainable Environment, Education & Development in Madagascar) is an award-winning British registered charity organization opera..

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

View All

BES-NET PARTNERS