This information document is relevant to the Long-term Framework for Capacity Development and the Knowledge Management Component of the Global Biodiversity Framework to be considered under Agenda Item 7 of the Third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation on “Capacity-building, technical and scientific cooperation, technology transfer, knowledge management and communication”.   

The implementation of these elements of the Global Biodiversity Framework depends on the commitment, collaboration and partnership of organisations around the world, and the Decisions on this agenda item to be adopted at the 15th Conference of the Parties will likely call for this commitment and partnership. 

This document was prepared by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.  BIOPAMA is implemented in 79 countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.  It involves collaboration with all relevant regional institutions including: 

  • Secretariat of Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) 
  • University of the West Indies 
  • Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) 
  • Central African Forests Observatory (COMIFAC OFAC) 
  • Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) 
  • Regional Network of Marine Protected Areas (RAMAPO) 
  • University of Ghana  
  • the Agrhymet Centre and  
  • the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU). 

You can read and download the English and French versions here:

BIOPAMA Information Document CBD COP 15 EN

BIOPAMA Information Document CBD COP 15 FR

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