Biodiversity, water and natural resource management


OECD work on biodiversity, water and natural resources management focuses on policy analysis to help ensure more environmentally effective, cost-efficient and equitable outcomes.

Green Talks: LIVE  |  Moving towards mainstreaming - OECD perspectives on biodiversity ahead of CBD COP13

Tuesday 29 November, 13h00 CEST

Global biodiversity is on the decline with a further 10% of terrestrial biodiversity projected to be lost by 2050. Pressures on marine ecosystems are also expected to increase.

At COP13 of the Convention on Biological Diversity countries will discuss how to mitigate these trends, with mainstreaming biodiversity as the key theme.

OECD expert Katia Karousakis explored the benefits of biodiversity and the need for more effective mainstreaming. Presentation now available.

Biodiversity  Water 
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Examining how to better conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems, today and for future generations.


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Identifying the priority areas where governments need to focus their water reform efforts.


Fisheries  Forests    Sustainable agriculture 
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Providing policy analysis of pressing global issues in fisheries, aquaculture, and sustainable fisheries management.


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Assessing incentives and policy approaches to achieve maximum benefits to society.


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Promoting the use of principles of ecology which take into account the relationships between organisms and their environment.

Sustainable agriculture