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

Nigeria joins the ‘Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators’

As part of the implemention of the national strategy to protect pollinating species threatened with extinction, Nigeria joined the ‘Coalition of the..

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

Development of hybrid fir clonal material

There are four testing plots with hybrid clonal material. This material is regularly measured and somecharacteristics are observed. This paper sumariz..

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

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Upcoming Events

UN Climate Summit 2019

The impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting nation..

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

Field Assistants: Breeding of Grassland Birds

Museo de La Plata, a member of the Society for Conservation Biology, is recruting field assistants for a long-term study of breeding biology of variou..

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

Nigeria joins the ‘Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators’

As part of the implemention of the national strategy to protect pollinating species threatened with extinction, Nigeria joined the ‘Coalition of the..

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

Development of hybrid fir clonal material

There are four testing plots with hybrid clonal material. This material is regularly measured and somecharacteristics are observed. This paper sumariz..

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

View All

Upcoming Events

UN Climate Summit 2019

The impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting nation..

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

Field Assistants: Breeding of Grassland Birds

Museo de La Plata, a member of the Society for Conservation Biology, is recruting field assistants for a long-term study of breeding biology of variou..

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

View All

BES-NET PARTNERS