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Mainstreaming biodiversity: key principles from the Grasslands Programme

Updated on August 18, 2015

Key principles for success The Grasslands Programme was planned and implemented through partnerships with major role-players in production sectors who recognised the importance of this initiative. In the five years of implementation, notable achievements have been in securing areas important for biodiversity conservation, influencing policies and regulations, strengthening institutional capacity, and catalysing pilot projects that  … Read more

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Public-private cooperation for biodiversity and ecosystem management in South Africa

Updated on August 18, 2015

The management of South Africa’s biodiversity, particularly at a landscape level, requires working beyond the boundaries of protected areas and mainstreaming biodiversity objectives into land-use planning and decision-making. This includes mainstreaming into the policies and practices of production sectors that might impact on biodiversity. Mainstreaming biodiversity therefore involves a range of role players in a  … Read more

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Africa Rising | May 2015 | Cape Town

Updated on August 18, 2015

  AFRICA RISING: MOBILISING BIODIVERSITY DATA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 19-22 May 2015 | Cape Town, South Africa The conference, Africa Rising: Mobilising Biodiversity Data for Sustainable Development, took place at the Old Mutual Conference Centre in Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden, Cape Town, from 19 to 22 May 2015. It was organised by SANBI in partnership  … Read more

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