Promoting dialogue between science, policy and practice, to build capacity for sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystem services worldwide
Use this one-stop-shop for online learning and networking on a variety of biodiversity and ecosystem services themes. Browse and share information, connect with experts, commission policy briefs and access knowledge that helps answer your specific questions.
Access the latest information on policy support tools and methodologies, not only to learn about the different elements of policymaking and implementation, but also to assess the potential usefulness of these resources in specific contexts.
Connect with scientists, knowledge holders, policymakers and practitioners and join a global conversation on capacity building in the arena of biodiversity and ecosystem services – start an online discussion with new contacts, poll and survey experts, and much more.
The Capacity Building Matchmaking Facility of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is currently under development. You can now look for vacancies in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Latest Vacancies section below.
Search or browse upcoming events relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services, ranging from trainings to national science-policy-practice dialogues and international meetings.
Take advantage of all of the interactive features on BES-Net by becoming a registered user. In addition to accessing resources on biodiversity and ecosystem services, you will receive electronic newsletters and can engage with policymakers, scientists/knowledge holders and practitioners in an open dialogue.