SwedBio Funded by Sida from 2021-2024

News SwedBio’s new programme phase will continue to advance sustainable and equitable governance of biodiversity knowledge and policy. This will build on the long-term legacy of SwedBio in key global biodiversity processes, in close collaboration with partners in our broad enabling...  Read more »

Evidence from local outlooks: Indigenous and local perspectives are crucial to solving the world’s biodiversity crisis

News Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) are vital actors in implementing solutions and showing us the way forward for the protection and sustainable use the world’s biodiversity. This is the hopeful message from the second edition of the Local Biodiversity...  Read more »

Including a human rights-based approach in multilateral environmental agreements

News A workshop hosted by SwedBio partners in Thailand highlights the importance of acknowledging the connection between human rights and biodiversity within the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Human rights depend on thriving, biodiverse ecosystems. The rights to food, clean water, clean...  Read more »

The importance of local and indigenous knowledge in international policy processes

News Human societies rely on healthy ecosystems. Yet, nature continues to be degraded worldwide. As a way to address this global problem, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), was established in 2012 as a way to bridge science...  Read more »