The Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme, through the Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification
The BES-Net web portal is administered by the BES-Net team:
Anne Juepner is the Director of the UNDP Global Policy Centre on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GPC-Nairobi), through which BES-Net links to UNDP’s support to countries on sustainable management of renewable natural capital for livelihoods and jobs; and social and ecological resilience in drylands and other fragile ecosystems. Anne is based in the Global Policy Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Yuko Kurauchi is the Project Manager of the BES-Net project – including the web portal, matchmaking facility and BES-Net Trialogue series – guided by an Advisory Committee. Yuko is based in the Global Policy Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Jamison Ervin is the Manager of the Global Programme on Nature for Development at UNDP. Jamison works to ensure that BES-Net links with the work of the UNDP Global Environment Finance team in supporting countries on their policy, finance, and capacity needs to meet global environmental commitments and initiatives, including the BIOFIN initiative and the NBSAP Forum. Jamison is based in New York, United States.
Marta Panco is the Project Officer of the BES-Net project. Marta supports the development of the BES-Net portal and BES-Net’s knowledge management, communication, and networking activities in French. Marta is based in the Global Policy Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.
Mary Likavo is the Project and Administration Assistant of the BES-Net project. Mary supports BES-Net operations. Mary is based in the Global Policy Centre in Nairobi, Kenya.