To facilitate green growth and sustainable development in partner countries, development co-operation agencies aim to support partner countries to integrate local and global environmental concerns into their development policies. The OECD is examining how development co-operation partners are advancing biodiversity and development objectives in practice, the challenges and opportunities and the lessons learnt to date.
This paper examines:
This paper outlines how development co-operation can:
The papers showcase examples of challenges and good practice, and provide a basis for future joint work on biodiversity and development between the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate and the OECD Environment Directorate.
This workshop brought together over 85 representatives from the biodiversity and development co-operation communities to share experiences and insights on the key opportunities and challenges to mainstreaming biodiversity into development policies and planning and into development co-operation.
Flyers with present and past OECD DAC statistics and analysis and a data visualisation portal on biodiversity-related development finance is available on the biodiverisity Rio marker website, with more general information on the Rio markers homepage.
The Environment Directorate of the OECD has also done extensive work on Economics and Policies for Biodiversity.
For more information, contact Jan Corfee-Morlot