IPBES is requested to develop an information management plan, in close coordination with and building on current international initiatives. Assuring data and information used in the development of the Platform’s assessments is available beyond the initial assessment is critical for the future of the Platform’s activities. The catalogue of relevant assessments, and the catalogue of policy support tools and methodologies are components of an information management system.

The implementation of this deliverable is guided and supported by the task force on knowledge and data.