Closely aligned with the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) areas of work and capacity building needs, the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) a capacity sharing ‘network of networks’ that promotes dialogue between science, policy and practice for more effective management of biodiversity and ecosystems, contributing to long-term human well-being and sustainable development.
As a signature product of UNDP’s work in biodiversity and ecosystems, BES-Net harnesses its capacity building expertise at country-level, capitalizes on the accumulated knowledge of best practices and challenges in the field, and brings practitioners into the science-policy arena.
BES-Net focuses on thematic and methodological issues such as Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change (EbA), Land Degradation and Restoration, Pollination and Food Production, Indigenous and Local Knowledge and Biodiversity Finance.
BES-Net is supported by face-to-face capacity building activities (the BES-Net “Trialogues”), a matchmaking facility, and a cutting-edge web portal, all components being mutually reinforcing.
Duties and Responsibilities
The purpose of this consultancy is to support the development/refining of the BES-Net Trialogue methodology and support their implementation.
Specific duties and responsibilities;
Required Skills and Experience
Interested and qualified International Individual consultants should submit their applications which should include the following;