Facilitating the development of national nature strategies that are aligned with the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The present report was prepared by staff at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). The authors would also like to thank staff at FSD Africa for their invaluable input during the drafting process. This report builds on previous efforts exerted by a wide range of stakeholders, including, in particular, those involved in the drafting, adoption and implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The authors wish to express their thanks to those individuals who supported efforts to develop and test the framework outlined in the present report, including representatives from ECA, FSD Africa, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Ghana country office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The framework set out in this report was piloted in Ghana. The authors would like to thank participants in the pilot workshops for engaging generously with both their time and expertise. The authors are, moreover, grateful for the contributions provided by a broad range of stakeholders in Ghana, including representatives of: