Submitted by: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Topic: Biodiversity and ecosystems
Keywords: biodiversity,genes, species, ecosystems, nature, conservation, valuing
Location: local, national, regional, global
Date of completion: 2016
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Valuing and conserving nature for a sustainable future
International Union for Conservation of Nature -IUCN
Description/achievement of initiative
The conservation status of species and ecosystems is improved.
Credible and trusted knowledge for valuing and conserving biodiversity leads to better policy and action on the ground.
The proportion of the most important areas for biodiversity effectively managed for the conservation of species, ecosystems and genetic diversity increases to sustain livelihoods and a green economy
Staff / Technical expertise
IUCN Members, National and Regional Committees, Commissions, Secretariat
Financing (in USD)
Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs