Impact Tracking Database - Anonymous - 06/08/2018

Informative Title/Headline (English only) : 
Project to reforest Dry Corridor of Central America and Dominican Republic partially premised on IPBES Report
Language(s) of Evidence of Impact: 
Description of Impact(s) (English Only): 
UN Environment announced a project, funded by the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, to help the dry corridor of Central America and arid zones of the Dominican Republic adapt to climate change, increase sustainable development and reduce emigration through reforestation and landscape restoration. In making the announcement, UN Environment specifically highlighted evidence from the IPBES Regional Assessment of the Americas that shows climate change as the fastest growing driver negatively affecting biodiversity in the region.
Type(s) of Impact(s) Generated (English Only: 
New/changed action/initiative
Source: 
Website
Date/range of ‘Implementation': 
August, 2018
Scale of Impact: 
Subregional
Region of Impact: 
Americas
Country/Countries of Impact: 
Submitted by
Salutation: 
Mr.
First Name: 
Rob
Last name: 
Spaull
Institution: 
IPBES
Position/Title: 
Head of Comms
IPBES Role (If Any): 
Secretariat: Bonn
Economic value of impact: 
985587.00
Economic value of impact: 
CSV