PAR at COP11 of the CBD

There will be a lot of interesting and relevant events during COP 11 of the CBD as well as the major discussions on the agenda. Click here or scroll down in the page for a list of those likely to be of particular relevance to those concerned with the conservation and use of agrobiodiversity. The […]

PAR/IPSI events before and during COP11 of the CBD

The Satoyama Initiative aims to conserve sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes; SEPL) through broader global recognition of their value. The partnership, IPSI, comprises organisations committed to support SEPL for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being through the implementation of their respective activities PAR is a member of the partnership and will be […]

The 11th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity

PAR will be participating in the 11th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to be held in Hyderabad from 8th-19th October, 2012. COP is held every two years, providing an important opportunity to review and discuss developments on the conservation of all aspects of biodiversity. It brings together the […]

World Water Day 2012: CBD Executive Secretary recognizes importance of agricultural biodiversity in meeting challenging water situation

World Water Day: 22 March 2012. In his message on the occasion of World Water Day 2012 “Water and Food Security”, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Mr. Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, recognizes the importance of the different roles agricultural biodiversity can play in water-use efficiency, water retention in soils and […]

CBD Calls for Nominations for Liaison Group for Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

 The CBD invites you to nominate a representative for the fourth meeting of the Liaison Group for the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, USA, 8-9 July 2011). The meeting will take place back-to-back with the International Conference: A global partnership for plant conservation – Supporting the worldwide implementation of the […]

United Nations Declare UN-Decade for Biodiversity 2011 – 2020.

This came after a recommendation of the Parties to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) at their conference in October 2010, the UN General Assembly declared 2011 – 2020 the UN-Decade of Biodiversity.  The UN Decade aims to make a contribution to achieving the revised and updated global biodiversity targets agreed at the 10th Meeting […]