Desnianskyi Biosphere Reserve

Biosphere Reserve Desnyanskyi

Roztochya Biosphere Reserve

Biosphere Reserve Roztochya

Shatskyi Biosphere Reserve

Biosphere Reserve Shatskyi

Training and dialogue in Eberswalde: Ecosystem-based Adaptation in BRs

December 09 to 13, 2019: 15 representatives of 5 Ukrainian UNESCO Biosphere Reserves met in Eberswalde and initiated a dialogue to mutually support the understanding of Ecosystem-based Adaptation to climate change. The training was organized and conducted by the Centre for Econics and Ecosystem Management with the support of the Michael Succow Foundation.

Group photo at Lower Oder Valley National Park © EbA Ukraine

The participants and organizers set out to mutually explore, discuss, and understand practical options for the implementation of corresponding measures.

Workshop session at Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development © K. Mack

The training week comprised diverse formats – from lectures and excursions to workshop-like group work, the elaboration of a common statement paper, and the co-creation of own criteria for effective ecosystem-based measures in biosphere reserves.