strategy

Increasing trained personnel for conserving biological diversity

Synonyms:
Training for sustainable use of biological resources
Improving training on sustainable use of biological resources
Expanding training programmes on conservation of biological diversity
Context:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.

Agenda 21 recommends increasing the number and/or making more efficient use of trained personnel in scientific and technological fields relevant to the conservation of biodiversity. In particular it recommends maintaining or establishing programmes for scientific and technical education and training of managers and professionals, especially in developing countries, on measures for identification, conservation of biological diversity and sustainable use of biological resources.

Subjects:
Resources
Biology
Personnel
Professions
Training
Sustainable development
Reform
Conservation
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies