Capacity building projects in 2011

Central America: Support to national biodiversity modelling teams

Modelling specialists from Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Honduras have made national biodiversity assessments for all Central American countries. For the analyses CLUE and GLOBIO were used. Support will be given to integrate the national results into one regional biodiversity assessment as part of the 2010 target reporting to the CBD.

Vietnam: Pilot project on Strategic Environmental Assessments

In 2009 Vietnam started a pilot project on Biodiversity Inclusive Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Quang Nam Land Use Plan 2011-2020. In this project modelling results will support the SEA. Guidelines will be drafted to include biodiversity modelling in the SEA process.

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Local institutes in Vietnam will be supported with capacity from PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, AidEnvironment and EOC.