Cultural and Biological Diversity in Biosphere Reserves

From 14:30 to 16:00, Wednesday 15 March 2016, Lima, Peru

Bahar Mohammadi (Iran) and Peter Bridgewater (Australia)

Melody Ocloo (UNESCO)

Organization/Institution in Charge
Australian National University


The side event on cultural and biological diversity in Biosphere Reserves has two parts. The first deals with the UNESCO - Convention on Biological Diversity Joint Programme on Biocultural diversity and how Biosphere Reserves can contribute to it. The second details some on-ground activities in Iranian Biosphere Reserves. Participants were asked to comment on, and then issue, "the Lima Challenge" on biocultural diversity in Biosphere Reserves.



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