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

The Global Landscape Forum Kyoto 2019

The Global Landscape Forum (GLF) Kyoto 2019 took place in Kyoto, Japan, from 13th to 17th May 2019 with the theme of “Climate, Landscapes and Lifest..

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

Trees for bees

Limited resources and land-use pressures require more efficient conservation strategies, from increasingly lim-ited input. Pollinator declines are thr..

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

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Upcoming Events

International Soil Congress 2019

The International congress on "Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective" will take place on 17–19 June, 2019..

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

Consultant for strengthening the startup ecosystem in ASEAN

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the important role youth play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and calls ..

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

The Global Landscape Forum Kyoto 2019

The Global Landscape Forum (GLF) Kyoto 2019 took place in Kyoto, Japan, from 13th to 17th May 2019 with the theme of “Climate, Landscapes and Lifest..

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

Trees for bees

Limited resources and land-use pressures require more efficient conservation strategies, from increasingly lim-ited input. Pollinator declines are thr..

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

View All

Upcoming Events

International Soil Congress 2019

The International congress on "Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality: Future Perspective" will take place on 17–19 June, 2019..

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

Consultant for strengthening the startup ecosystem in ASEAN

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the important role youth play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and calls ..

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

View All

BES-NET PARTNERS