Biodiversity Knowledge Programme for Ireland

Report by the National Platform for Biodiversity Research

Summary: The report by the subcommittee of National Platform for Biodiversity Research, to develop a framework for a biodiversity research programme for Ireland.

Published: 2006

ISBN: 1-84095-197-4

Pages: 17

Filesize: 452KB

Format: pdf

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Executive summary

The National Platform for Biodiversity Research (NPBR) operates under the auspices of the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, and the Environmental Protection Agency.The aim of the NPBR is to facilitate biodiversity research in Ireland, taking into account the needs of the research community, stakeholders, policy makers and the public.

The NPBR is composed of 40 members drawn from the research community, stakeholders, policy makers and the general public.

In November 2003 an NPBR subcommittee was established to develop a Framework for a Biodiversity Research Programme for Ireland. This framework document is the result of the subcommittee’s deliberations.

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