UNEP-IEMP compiled “BRI Case Studies Report on Biodiversity Conservation” was released during the Roundtable on BRI Green Development and BRIGC Policy Studies Release 2021 on Oct. 26, 2021.
This Roundtable event was co-hosted by Ministry of Ecology and Environment of P. R. China, and Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore, and organized by BRI International Green Development Coalition. The Roundtable event was opened by Mr. Huang Runqiu, Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of P. R. China, and Ms. Grace Fu, Minister of the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment of Singapore. Dr Linxiu Zhang presented the report at the Roundtable.
The “BRI Case Studies Report on Biodiversity Conservation” was led by UNEP-IEMP and funded by Ministry of Ecology and Environment of P. R. China, and supported by partners including WWF, Conservation International, International Union for Conservation of Nature. Through extensive review on global database, 12 cases were selected which include the China Ecological Conservation Red-line policy, conservation corridors of the Greater Mekong Subregion, ecological restoration of the African Great Green Wall, blue carbon insurance and ecological compensation in coastal countries like the Philippines, deforestation-free supply chain in Gabon, organic agriculture in Laos, genetic resources sharing and women empowerment in China and other countries, climate change adaptation in the Loess Plateau Region of China, and ecological poverty reduction in the Karst area of Southwest China. These cases were analyzed towards achieving better co-benefits, partnership inclusiveness, sustainability and transferability, and political buy-in.
Dr.Linxiu Zhang presenting the report
For more about the report, please refer to