The Darwin Initiative: simple formula, amazing impact


The Darwin Initiative: simple formula, amazing impact

This is a joint event with the Systematics Association.

Speaker: Professor Stephen Blackmore CBE FRSE

Thursday 17th April 2014, 18.00

Finch Tree

Since its launch at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the Darwin Initiative has established itself as a highly effective model for tackling the challenges of the biodiversity crisis. Its essence is deceptively simple: establishing partnerships that focus expertise on countries rich in biodiversity but poor in financial resources. This has proved efficient and cost effective with more than 830 projects successfully completed in 157 countries with a total expenditure of over £97 million. What lies ahead for this influential initiative?

This event is free and open for all, registration is not necessary. Tea and coffee will be served in the Library prior to the event and a wine reception will follow.
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