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Due to its expertise and ability to widely disseminate information, the SCBD has established, with the support of the French and German governments, an initiative that specifically demonstrates the benefits of biodiversity to development and poverty alleviation as a follow-up of the Conference on Biodiversity in European Development Cooperation (Paris – September 2006) and the last Trondheim/UN Conference on Ecosystems and People – Biodiversity for Development – The road to 2010 and beyond (Norway – November 2007). This initiative led by the Biodiversity for Development Unit is aimed at the integration of biodiversity into relevant development processes and was launched officially duing COP 9 on May 27, 2008. The three inter-related specific objectives of the initiative are:
Biodiverstiy for Developments current strategic plan for biodiversity are set for a desired end date of 2020.