GEF Expanded Constituency Workshop (ECW) December 16-17 , 2013 Marrakech, Morocco. Simplified Vicious Circle of Cross-effects of Climate change, Desertification and Biodiversity Loss. CC, LDD (including water quantity and quality problems) and BD Loss: Complex Interlinkages ;
Biodiversity can help:
Huge opportunity for Proactive, Coherent, Holistic and Integrated Strategies and Measures: Joint Projects on the ground and Policy fora...
Myriad of Benefits but Little Clear Guidance Available!
UNFCCC Projects : CC Strategic Objectives, NAPs, NAPAs, NAMA’s
UNCCD Projects : LDD Strategic Objectives & Plan 2008-2018; Rio approved plan..
CBD Projects: BD Aichi Targets & Strategic Plan & ABS and Biosafety
Other MEA, National... Projects: various
- Priority to areas of high vulnerability and critical for environmental integrity for the provision of ecosystem goods and services;
- Projects of high potential multiple benefits/co-benefits &Alleviation of Poverty
Source: Various sources
MANY WORKSHOPS, COP DECISIONS, AHTEGs AND PRESENTATIONS BUT VERY LITTLE RESULTS ON THE GROUND
Huge opportunity to discuss cross-cutting issues for all Conventions
The Secretariats will compile all of the recommendations on how to achieve synergies from all ECWs and make them available for use by all stakeholders
THE PRACTICAL EXERCISE ON SYNERGY FOLLOWS
Picture credit: Dubrovsky, 1990