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  • Research Brief

In 2014, the Belgian Biodiversity and Health Community of Practice published a Research Brief on the need for enhanced capacity building in Belgium on biodiversity & health science and policy. The research brief presents the growing international and national recognition of the importance of biodiversity & health; and aims to inform about the importance of enhanced capacity building in Belgium on Biodiversity & Health science and policy.
Read the Research Brief

  • Inventory of research needs and ideas

In 2012, the Belgian Biodiversity and Health Community of Practice published an Inventory of Research needs and ideas
The document aims to get a clearer view on relevant research topics, the expertise in this emerging field, and the potential for collaboration. The overview aims to detect innovative ideas and potential clusters of research questions and research partners, to be synthesized for BELSPO and others relevant research funding institutions, to be taken into account when designing calls. The inventory round of scientific research needs and ideas regarding biodiversity – public health issues was organised in October – November 2012 and resulted in a wide range of policy needs and research ideas. This document is a synthesis of these results.
Read the Inventory of Research needs and ideas.

  • Policy Brief

The Policy Brief “Community of Practice on Biodiversity and Public Health in Belgium communicates the results of the 2011 Belgian Biodiversity Platform annual Conference on Biodiversity and Public Health. The Policy Brief draws attention for the wish of conference participants for the establishment of a Community of Practice on Biodiversity and Public Health in Belgium, which aim to:
-Build a strong network and stimulate capacity building            
-Produce an overview of the current state of Belgian knowledge regarding Biodiversity and Public Health            
-Respond to the demands of policy makers and stakeholders regarding Biodiversity and Public Health expertise at a Belgian level, as well as the international level; in the context of the establishment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).
The Policy Brief is available in EnglishDutch and French

  • Conference Report

The 'Belgian Biodiversity and Public Health' Community of Practice was lauched following the 2011 Belgian Biodiversity Platform conference.
Read the report of the conference.
If you wish to receive a printing copy of the report, please send an e-mail to Dr Hans Keune: h.keune@biodiversity.be

  • Conference material

The 2011 Belgian Biodiversity Platform conference on 'Biodiversity and Public Health' was organised with the support of a Scientific Advisory Committee composed of several experts. The event was an occasion to listen to keynote speakers, to produce material in workshop discussions, and to present posters. See also the photo gallery of the event

 

 

last modified on 22 Nov 2013