Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity Baseline Data




A biodiversity baseline study is the work done to collect and interpret information on the biodiversity values occurring at a site, their current condition, and trends before a project commences. The biodiversity baseline study plays important roles in supporting the assessment of impacts and risks of a project, applying the biodiversity mitigation hierarchy, and designing the long-term biodiversity monitoring program (if one is required). Biodiversity risks, management requirements, and information needs will vary according to the project, and therefore the biodiversity baseline study should be proportional and specific to the anticipated risk and significance of impacts from the project.




This document contains references to good practices; it is not a compliance document. This report should be interpreted bearing in mind specific environmental and social policies adopted by the Multilateral Financial Institutions referred to in the report. In case of any inconsistency or conflict between this document and the environmental and social policies adopted by the Multilateral Financial Institutions as amended from time to time, such policies shall prevail. Questions of interpretation shall be addressed solely in respect of those policies.




- N/A


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Geral


- Documentos de Projeto, Relatórios de Projetos e Avaliações


- Diversidade biológica e cultural


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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