Welcome to the Grenada Biodiversity CHM Portal
The Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM) of the Convention on Biological Diversity has been established further to Article 18.3 of the Convention
Further to decision X/15, its mission is to contribute significantly to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity and its Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, through effective information services and other appropriate means in order to promote and facilitate scientific and technical cooperation, knowledge sharing and information exchange, and to establish a fully operational network of Parties and partners.
Grenada has been a party to the Convention Since: 11 August 1994 (by Ratification) Signature Date: 3 December 1992 and a party to Cartagena Protocol Since: 5 May 2004 (by Ratification) Signature Date: 24 May 2000.
Grenadians to Plant Trees in Support of Forest Biodiversity
Activitities to celebrate world Biodiveristy Day and Forest Biodiversity Day. Thousands of people will be planting a tree to celebrate both the International Day for Biodiversity and the International Year of Forests.
CDB Latest News
- Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the opening of the Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for South America, Lima, Peru, 23 February 2015
- Montreal/Kolkata, 13 February 2015 - A ground-breaking report on biodiversity and health, launched today at the 14th World Congress on Public Health, in Kolkata, India, shows the significant contribution of biodiversity and ecosystem services to better human health.
- The GBIF Secretariat is pleased to announce that the 2015 call for proposals of the GBIF Capacity Enhancement Support Programme is now open. This programme provides co-funding to GBIF Participants in support of international collaborative projects targeting capacity enhancement and exchange. The 2015 call for proposals document is available. Please note that the submission of proposals is a two-stage process and the first deadline (for short concept notes) is 3 March 2015.
- Statement of Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Fourth Greater Mekong Subregion Environment Ministers' Meeting, 27 - 29 January 2015, Nyipyitaw, Myanmar
- Wetlands are among our most valuable ecosystems. The values of benefits provided by wetlands, per unit area, have been consistently shown to be orders of magnitude higher than for other ecosystems, with the major benefit delivered through improved water security.