What changes are needed to face the global crisis?


Communication, advocacy, thematic networks, discussions between professionals, specialists and policy-makers, demand respect for scientific data, ethical responsibility, which implies a fundamental change in the treatment of problems related to culture, politics, economy and the environment.

What interests are at stake, who are the actors involved, what rules govern their behavior

IPBES survey - use of IPBES assessments in policymaking at (sub)national levels


Have you used IPBES assessments in your work?

Whether it was for policy, planning, data, recommendations, identifying alternatives, cross-sector/ministerial dialogue, conservation, advocacy or other uses, please take the time to fill out this survey. The feedback will be extremely helpful.

Please share this request widely among your network and peers.

To attain desired forest cover, put local communities at the center of implementation.

PaTree afforestation program, Kenya

Forests and natural resources conservation are critical in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in countries that depend on natural resources for sustainability and growth like Kenya. In Kenya, the forest cover is estimated to be about 7.4% of the total land area which is way below the recommended global minimum of 10% forest cover.