Valuing and conserving nature for a sustainable future
Description/achievement of initiative

The conservation status of species and ecosystems is improved.

Implementation methodologies

Credible and trusted knowledge for valuing and conserving biodiversity leads to better policy and action on the ground.


International Union for Conservation of Nature -IUCN
Deliverable Date
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 2016
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise IUCN Members, National and Regional Committees, Commissions, Secretariat
Financing (in USD) $120,000,000

Dr. Jane Smart, Global Director, Biodiversity Conservation Group,

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