Impact Tracking Database - Anonymous - 11/09/2018

Informative Title/Headline (English only) : 
Dominican Republic includes mandatory consideration of pollinators and habitats in biodiversity and ecosystem surveys
Language(s) of Evidence of Impact: 
Description of Impact(s) (English Only): 
Following a BES-Net Trialogue on Pollinators, Food Security and Climate Resilience in Santo Domingo, the Ministry of Environment of the Dominican Republic has decided to include mandatory consideration of pollinators and habitats in biodiversity and ecosystem surveys. These considerations will also be included in the monitoring and support programs for the management of the landscaping of the hotels in Bavaro-Punta Cana and throughout the country. The Terms of Reference of the Environmental Impact Assessment Studies will now have to also include an appendix on pollinators.
Type(s) of Impact(s) Generated (English Only: 
New/changed law/regulation
Source: 
Other
Date/range of ‘Implementation': 
September, 2018
Scale of Impact: 
National
Region of Impact: 
Americas
Country/Countries of Impact: 
Submitted by
Salutation: 
Mr.
First Name: 
Robert
Last name: 
Spaull
Institution: 
IPBES
Position/Title: 
Head of Comms
IPBES Role (If Any): 
Secretariat: Bonn
Other source: 
Email report from BES-Net
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