Biodiversity Assessment Initiatives: Guide for Decision Makers
The current report is a summary of the complementary document “Technical report on existing methodologies & tools for biodiversity metrics”, also available on the One Planet Network Knowledge Hub. While the complementary technical report is recommended for a technical audience, e.g. method developers, the current document is intended for executive decision makers.
This report has collected biodiversity assessment methods that are being used by the member organizations involved in the Core Initiative on Biodiveristy of the One Planet Network on Sustainable Food Systems.This report describes and compares characteristics of different assessment methods and compares methods according to a number of objective criteria and attributes. This should enable users of methods to better understand which biodiversity assessment method is best suited for their application.