INTERACT-Bio Integrated regional action for Biodiversity: Supporting National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) implementation through the mainstreaming of biodiversity objectives across City-Regions.
As of: October 2018
Objective and activities
INTERACT-Bio aims to work with sub-national governments to align their planning with the NBSAPs. The project will focus on mainstreaming biodiversity into land use planning and decision-making at the sub-national level, addressing Aichi Biodiversity Target 2. A target city-region or a city, depending on the context of each country, will be selected to adopt local biodiversity planning and implementation.
State of implementation/results
In Brazil, a public presentation of the selected metropolitan areas was organized during the „Brazilian Environmental Management Forum“.
- The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India established a steering committee for the project on a national level. – The development of a reporting platform is in the process of being realized.