Welcome to the IPBES Impact Tracking Database (TRACK).

The purpose of TRACK is to record, document and share examples of the use of IPBES outputs, such as the IPBES assessment reports, in decision-making or in science.

TRACK is not designed to be comprehensive, analytically rigorous or serve a wider monitoring function – it makes no claim to be an exhaustive list of IPBES impacts. It is, instead, an indicative list for the primary purpose of IPBES communications, outreach and public relations. Apart from a basic eligibility screening, the IPBES secretariat does not independently verify the examples listed in TRACK, which are primarily gleaned from third party stakeholders, media reports and similar sources.

Should you wish to contribute an example of IPBES impact, please go to the TRACK submission portal: www.ipbes.net/impact-tracking  If you wish alert the secretariat to any inaccuracy or anything objectionable in TRACK, please do so by emailing this information to media@ipbes.net with the subject line “TRACK Correction”.

TRACK

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Title Type(s) of impacts generated Impact Date Scale of Impact Region of Impact Country/s of Impact Supporting document(s) Website
CBD Parties recognize IPBES Assessment Reports as an important evidence base for the Aichi Biodiversity Targets progress assessment and request further collaboration for GBO5 New/changed commitment Nov 2018
CBD Parties welcome the Second Work Programme of IPBES, note its relevance for major climate and biodiversity related agreements request for additional inputs from post-2020 biodiversity framework New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global website
CBD Parties welcome the undertaking of the assessment of invasive alien species and decide on establishment of an expert group to address matters not covered by IPBES assessment New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global website
European Commission funding for research and innovation action on interrelations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services New/changed investment Nov 2018 to Dec 2020 Regional Europe and Central Asia website
CBD Parties urge the use of all products of IPBES in preparation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global website
CBD Parties note the relevance of IPBES Assessment of Scenarios and Models to discussions on the 2050 Vision for Biodiversity and the development of post-2020 biodiversity framework New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global website
EU calls for stronger global action on biodiversity citing IPBES assessment Other Nov 2018 Global website
Parties request the CBD Exec. Sec. informed by IPBES to consider linkages and interdependencies between biodiversity and climate change in preparing post-2020 global biodiversity framework New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global website
Brazil publishes first national biodiversity and ecosystem services assessment based on IPBES methodology New/changed research project Nov 2018 National Americas Brazil website
CBD Plan of Action 2018-2030 for the International Initiative for the Conservation and Sustainable use of Pollinators references the IPBES Assessment of Pollination, Pollinators and Food Production New/changed commitment Nov 2018 Global
Caribbean Action Plan published articulating how to implement IPBES Pollinator Assessment at regional and national levels New/changed commitment Oct 2018 Subregional Americas Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago website
Colombia begins national biodiversity assessment based on IPBES methodology New/changed research project Oct 2018 National Americas Colombia website
IPBES Assessments and conceptual framework cited in and used by WWF for the Living Planet Report 2018 New/changed research project Oct 2018 Organizational Cross-regional website
Global fund manager requests IPBES expert briefing on risks of pesticides to pollinators New/changed action/initiative Sep 2018 Organizational
Dominican Republic includes mandatory consideration of pollinators and habitats in biodiversity and ecosystem surveys New/changed law/regulation Sep 2018 National Americas Dominican Republic
Brazilian research on value of ecosystem services in tropical soils to be based on IPBES approach New/changed research project Sep 2018 Global website
French Bee-Repopulation Honey Startup Draws Upon IPBES Pollinators Assessment for Private Venture New/changed investment Sep 2018 National Europe and Central Asia France website
Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Planning and Development created an online platform to track pollinators and pests inspired by IPBES assessment New/changed action/initiative Sep 2018 National Americas Trinidad and Tobago website
P3 - People, Pollution and Pathogens Project working on dataset for future IPBES work program New/changed research project Sep 2018 Regional Europe and Central Asia website
UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021 – 2030 Initiative proposed by El Salvador mentions IPBES LDR report New/changed action/initiative Sep 2018 Global website
Ramsar Global Wetland Outlook Builds on IPBES Land Degradation and Restoration Assessment New/changed research project Sep 2018 Organizational website
IPBES cited in draft EU guidance on a strategic framework supporting green and blue infrastructure New/changed action/initiative Aug 2018 Regional Europe and Central Asia
Project to reforest Dry Corridor of Central America and Dominican Republic partially premised on IPBES Report New/changed action/initiative Aug 2018 Subregional Americas Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama website
DRC creates national biodiversity and ecosystem services task force on strength of IPBES Africa assessment New/changed action/initiative Aug 2018 National Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo website
UNESCO identifies UNESCO-related actions to address drivers of biodiversity change identified by IPBES New/changed action/initiative Jul 2018 Global website
French CEOs sign Act4Nature corporate pledge partly based on results of IPBES Assessment Reports New/changed commitment Jul 2018 National Europe and Central Asia France website
Harmonized indicators developed to monitor biodiversity health of the oceans New/changed research project Jun 2018 Global website
Introduction for practitioners on diverse values of nature developed based on IPBES preliminary guide New/changed action/initiative Jun 2018 Global website
EU Pollinators Initiative informed by IPBES Pollinators Assessment New/changed action/initiative Jun 2018 Regional Europe and Central Asia website
IPBES assessments used to raise alarm bells about global tipping points New article Jun 2018 Individual website
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