Invitation for external experts to comment on the summary for decision making document of the Rapid Assessment of Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon Basin/Region
The Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO), through the BIOMAZ Project, makes available the Summary for Decision Making Document of the Rapid Assessment of Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon Basin/Region for external comments.
This Rapid Assessment follows the conceptual and methodological framework of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services – IPBES and seeks to assess the knowledge of biological diversity and ecosystem services, considering all the aspects involved and approaching the biophysical, economic, social and cultural perspectives, in order to strengthen the science-policy interface and promote the conservation and sustainable use and management of biodiversity for the human well-being. It was developed by a group of 118 experts on the subject and from the Region, taking into account all the guidelines indicated in the Scope Document, which is the roadmap to develop the Assessment and which was approved by the ACTO Member Countries.
Following the IPBES methodology, the objective of this phase is to make the Summary for Decision Making available to all interested parties, in order to receive comments and opinions from experts, to strengthen and amplify the information in this Document.
In this sense, we kindly ask and count on the necessary collaboration of all the interested parties, to comment and contribute on this Document. We would like to also inform that the Summary for Decision Makers will be available online for comments from December 15th to December 22nd of 2022.
To request the Summary for Decision Making, access the link below where you will be redirected to fill in your personal information in a form. The Rapid Assessment Technical Support Team will personally send you the necessary documentation to the indicated email address, along with additional instructions to include your comments and submitting them.Form (click here)