Supporting decision making and building capacity to support IPBES through national ecosystem assessments

Project lead

Heidi Wittmer

Employees involved

Johannes Förster, Sabina Khan


2019 − 2023

Budget UFZ


Project coordination

United Nations Environment Programme UK - UNEP-WCMC

Project Partners

Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (Aserbaidschan), Federal Ministry of Environment and Tourism (Bosnien-Herzegowina), National Council for Sustainable Development (Kambodscha), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (Grenada)

Role of UFZ

Lead on Guidabook for National Biodiversity Platforms


Khan, S., Förster, J., Brenck, M., Raab, K., Garcia Rangel, S., Wittmer, H. (2023): Guidebook on national biodiversity platforms: Connecting nature and people. Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany and the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), Cambridge, 70 pp.