Developing a Biodiversity Action/Management Plan for a Hydropower Project

November 5, 2020

International best practices in biodiversity management require preparation of Biodiversity Action Plans and Biodiversity Management Plans (Plans) to protect species that are at risk from the impacts of construction and operation of projects. The webinar will introduce the basic concepts including the presence of biodiversity resources that trigger the requirements (IFC PS 6) for preparation of the Plans, the structure of the Plans, the process and key steps in preparation of the Plans, and challenges in making the Plans operational. Case studies from successful implementation of plans for hydropower and renewable energy projects in Pakistan and in the region will also be presented.


About the Presenters:

Vaqar Zakaria,

Managing Director
Hagler Bailly Pakistan(HBP)

Jahanzeb Murad

Operations Ocer,
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Emma Hume

Technical Director,
The Biodiversity Consultancy (TBC)


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