Publication of the final version of the Scoping Document for the Rapid Assessment of Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon Region. This document is the first approved product of the joint work of the Permanent Secretariat of ACTO, Member Countries, including a group of experts formed by the Scientific Committee, Co-Chairs, Coordinators and Chapter Authors of the Rapid Assessment
ACTO brings together indigenous representatives, experts and decision-makers to work on the inclusion of traditional knowledge in the Rapid Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon. The international meeting "Indigenous knowledge for adequate management of biological diversity and quality of life in the Amazon Region", held in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), provided an opportunity for dialogue and "active listening" to increase the understanding of the reality of traditional peoples of the Amazon Region by experts in biological diversity, authors of the assessment, decision makers and holders of traditional knowledge.
As part of Biomaz, a project implemented with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, ACTO is holding a webinar with participation from the private and business sectors to discuss the findings of the Rapid Assessment of Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon Region.
BIOMAZ Project holds side event at COP 15 CBD and presents the pre-release of the Rapid Assessment of Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Services in the Amazon Basin/Region.