CBD Secretariat Invites Submissions on Impacts of Biofuels on Biodiversity.






Agricultural biodiversity: biofuels and biodiversity
Experiences and results from assessments of the impacts of biofuel production and use on biodiversity and impacts on biodiversity that affect related socioeconomic condition.

In accordance with Decision X/37 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the CBD Secretariat has invited submissions on experiences and results from assessments of the impacts of biofuel production and use on biodiversity, and impacts on biodiversity that affect related socioeconomic conditions.

In addition, information is invited on: national inventories of areas of high biodiversity value, critical ecosystems and areas important to indigenous and local communities; assessment and identification of areas and ecosystems that could be used in, or exempted from, biofuel production; national measures to promote the positive and minimize or avoid the negative impacts of biofuel production and use; and development of land-use and water policies to address the impacts of biofuel production and use.

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Source: Biodiversity Update