Report of the INVALUABLE side event at the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.


" [...] In this context, the side event aimed at presenting policy-relevant results from the BiodivERsA EU-funded INVALUABLE project.

The side event particularly aimed at tackling issues of:

  • Better defining the nature of IFMs & positive incentives and their actual economic relationship with market mechanisms
  • Further assessing strengths & weaknesses, advantages & risks of these instruments by:
    – Better explaining drivers and impacts of behaviour change in response to economic instruments
    – Thorougfully analysing governance arrangements associated with these instruments when implemented on the ground
  • Proposing safeguards for the efficient and equitable use of such mechanisms with economic and market characteristics
  • Better informing policy decisions by investigating preliminary potential science-policy interfaces."

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