Workshop to Scope Activities Associated with Assessing Impacts on Biodiversity & Ecosystems
|Project Summary||Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is on a path to becoming the leading intergovernmental body for assessing the planet’s biodiversity, ecosystems, and the essential services they provide for human well-being. Through a first of its kind biodiversity and ecosystem service (BES) case study review and hosting a workshop in Seoul in September 2013, APN helped elaborate Asia-Pacific regional strategies under its Ecosystems, Biodiversity, and Land Use (EBLU) research agenda and developed strong synergies with IPBES and other stakeholders. The project enhanced APN’s capacity to address contemporary needs for applied multidisciplinary research into biodiversity management and ecosystem change. |
Outputs from the project included: a review on the state of biodiversity and ecosystem service (BES) knowledge in the Asia-Pacific informed by 58 regional assessments; a workshop featuring 41 science and policy experts from across the Asia-Pacific; a formal information document recommending actions to the second IPBES plenary (IPBES-2) in Antalya, Turkey in December 2013; a presentation of project results at official International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) side-event at IPBES-2; and a conference paper for the 2013 International Symposium on Ecotopia Science in Nagoya.
|Project Leader||Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi (project leader), United Nations University (UNU), Japan|
|Project Collaborators||Mr. Junichiro Kuji, Ministry of the Environment, Japan, firstname.lastname@example.org |
Dr. Osamu Saito , UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace, Japan, email@example.com
Dr. Yong-ha Park, Korea Environment Institute, Republic of Korea, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Il-Chan Oh, Korea Environment Institute, Republic of Korea, email@example.com
|Countries Involved||Event opened to APN member countries|
|Scientific Thematic Area||Biodiversity, ecosystem services, capacity building, knowledge sharing, IPBES|
|APN Funds (US$)||US$ 70,000|
|Project Output||IPBES (2013). Report from Seoul international symposium and workshop on regional interpretation of IPBES Conceptual Framework and Knowledge Sharing. Information Document presented to Second IPBES Plenary (IPBES-2), Antalya, Turkey, 9-14 December, 2013 (IPBES/2/INF/12). |
Saito, O., Landreth, N., Kamiyama, C., Hashimoto, S., and Kohsaka, R. (2013). An approach for Asia-Pacific Biodiversity and Ecosystem Assessments – Trade-offs and local synergies in Satoyama ecosystem services. Paper presented at International Symposium on EcoTopia Science 2013, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, 13-15 December 2013.
UNU-ISP (2013). Full Report: Asia-Pacific workshop on regional interpretation of the IPBES – Conceptual framework and knowledge sharing. UNU-ISP: Tokyo.
UNU-ISP (2013). IPBES case study assessment review: Briefing paper on state of knowledge in regional and sub-regional biodiversity and ecosystem assessments. Paper presented at Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Regional Interpretation of the IPBES Conceptual Framework and Knowledge Sharing, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2-4 September 2013.
UNU-ISP (2013). Summary: Asia-Pacific workshop on regional interpretation of the IPBES – Conceptual framework and knowledge sharing. UNU-ISP: Tokyo.
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“Workshop to Scope Activities Associated with Assessing Impacts on Biodiversity & Ecosystems,” APN E-Lib, accessed May 23, 2017, http://www.apn-gcr.org/resources/items/show/1995.
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