Main activities

Capacity development

Building and/or reinforcing capacities in taxonomy, marine modelling, habitat monitoring, (inter)national policy, project writing, reporting, etc.

Clearing-House Mechanism

Supporting the implementation of the CBD’s ‘Clearing-House Mechanism’, a platform for exchanging information on biodiversity, mainly via national CHM websites

Measuring, Reporting & Verification

Providing support - e.g., on the use of proper indicators - in the context of countries’ reporting to the CBD and the development of science-based National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans


Developing proper communication strategies and raising public awareness about the importance of biodiversity, both of which are key to biodiversity and ecosystem conservation