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UNDP Report on Latin America and Caribbean as Biodiversity Superpower Available Online

January 2011: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) economic report titledĀ "Latin America and the Caribbean: A Biodiversity Superpower" has been made available online.

Launched in December 2010 on the occasion of the XX Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State, the report aims to inform policy makers and businesses in the Latin American and Caribbean region about the economic risks and opportunities of undertaking productive activities that impact on and are influenced by biodiversity and ecosystem services. It is a tool to assist governments and stakeholders in analyzing the role of ecosystem services in order to incorporate these services into economic planning, policy and investment at the sectoral level. [The report]