Developing a Biodiversity Action/Management Plan for a Hydropower Project (ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE HYDROPOWER - Virtual Webinar Series)

Date : 05-Nov-2020

Venue: Virtual

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.

This Webinar is a ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE HYDROPOWER - Virtual Webinar Series and for more details, please see the Flyer.

 

About the Series

This webinar series aims to bring together different stakeholders to discuss key environmental and social issues associated with hydropower development in Pakistan. Topics were identified through a training needs assessment with participation by government agencies and private sector. These webinars build on and expand previously held in-person trainings and workshops organized under the Hydropower Developers' Working Group of Pakistan.