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Stories of change: mainstreaming biodiversity and development
Getting biodiversity concerns into the policies and plans of government ministries and private sector companies is a goal that can take many years to achieve. Huge amounts of energy and determination are needed to bring the right people together. These stories highlight where this has been done and a change is starting to be seen.
*Working with mining companies
*Working with the media
*Working to draft legislation for tacking biopiracy
*Mainstreaming biodiversity in an urban context
*The importance of building relationships with the right people.
This Darwin Initiative and BMZ-funded project supported African countries to use their revised national biodiversity and strategy action plans (NBSAPs) as a vehicle for integrating biodiversity into development policy and planning.
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Introduction to mainstreaming biodiversity and development