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Writing about biodiversity. Tips and templates for policy and media material

Rosalind Goodrich

Pocketbook, 24 pages

Are you involved in trying to get biodiversity issues into development plans and policies? Are you wanting to raise awareness of the benefits of considering sustainable use of biodiversity with people in the Ministry of Finance or Planning, Health or Transport? Or perhaps you want to work with a journalist to see more discussion in the media of the importance of biodiversity for development? If so, then this booklet provides advice for
writing for these audiences, with practical tips that will give your content a better chance of being read.

Read about general good practice for writing clearly, and then follow specific tips and templates for writing policy briefings, press releases and media briefings.

Publication information

  • IIED code: 17582IIED
  • Published: Mar 2016 - IIED
  • Theme: Biodiversity
  • ISBN: 978-1-78431-322-7
  • Language: English

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Rosalind Goodrich (2016) Writing about biodiversity. Tips and templates for policy and media material. IIED Toolkit. IIED, London.

Project information

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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