Demonstration projects

Demonstration projects

April 2023
SELINA Workshop 1: Decision-makers needs
Workshop to engage stakeholders and discuss factors/barriers to implementing biodiversity and ecosystem services in decision-making.
June 2023
First Task Force meeting of Private Sector representatives
Task Force of Private sector representatives (including DPs) will meet on an annual basis to provide project consultations, input into the development of materials and support the dissemination and uptake of results.
June 2023
Demonstration Projects kick-off
The fifteen public and private DPs present their work plan and the achieved and expected goals.
December 2023
Draft guidance to support the private sector Demonstration Projects developement
Based on a mapping and assessment of current resources used by the private sector and gaps identified, draft guidance to support the private sector DPs will be developed.
December 2023
Analysis of the decision context of the Demonstration Projects
Report describing the decision-making contexts for the seven public DPs.
February 2024
SELINA Workshop 3: Developing salient information for evidence-based decision-making
Workshop focused on identifying salient information for the DPs and a strategy to produce it.
June 2024
Second Task Force meeting
Annual Task Force meeting to provide project consultations, input into the development of the private sector materials and support the dissemination and uptake of results.
June 2025
Third Task Forse meeting
Annual Task Force meeting to provide project consultations, input into the development of the private sector materials and support the dissemination and uptake of results.
June 2025
SELINA Workshop 6: Evidence-based decision-making in the public sector
Workshop to support the uptake of ecosystem services evidence across the policy cycle of the public DPs.
June 2025
Report on ecosystem services evidence generation and uptake in the public Demonstration Projects
Report that updates the progress and uptake of ecosystem services evidence in the public DPs.
December 2025
SELINA Workshop 7: Evidence-based decision-making in the business sector
Evidence-based decision-making in the business sector - this workshop discusses and demonstrates the use of BD and ES evidence in private decisions with a specific focus on private users’ perspective.
June 2026
Demonstration Projects best practices
The report will analyse the uptake of the ES approach by businesses, gather DPs best practices, and identify methods and materials that have supported private sector implementation of the approach.
June 2026
Experience from the Demonstration Projects application
Feedback on the experience of the Demonstration Projects with the uptake of ecosystem services evidence.
June 2026
Workshop 8: Evidence-based decision-making in integrated public and business decisions
Workshop on how to integrate/use biodiversity and ecosystem services evidence in the public and private DPs.
June 2026
Fourth Task Force meeting
Annual Task Force meeting to provide project consultations, input into the development of the private sector materials and support the dissemination and uptake of results.
December 2026
Demonstration Projects final report
Report describing DP methods, results, and integration of ecosystem services evidence into decision-making processes.
June 2027
Demonstration Projects results - Scalable ecosystem services solutions to enhance private sector decision-making
Based on the input of the Task Force and the DPs, innovative solutions will be promoted through relevant networks and outlets. Gaps for the uptake of the ES approach and advice for the next steps and scalability of the approach will be provided.
June 2027
Assessment of effectiveness and lessons learned
Report that analyses ecosystem services evidence to support the policy cycle while drawing lessons for transferability.
June 2027
Fifth Task Force meeting
Annual Task Force meeting to provide project consultations, input into the development of the private sector materials and support the dissemination and uptake of results.
June 2027
Solutions for shared private-public use of evidence on ecosystems and ecosystem services
Report that analyses the three hybrid DPs on how to integrate the use of evidence by private/public actors.
Spanish National Strategy for Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration
DP01: Spanish National Strategy for Green Infrastructure and Ecosystem Restoration
Spain
Supporting sustainable agricultural practices in the Comprehensive Plan of Lithuania
DP02: Supporting sustainable agricultural practices in the Comprehensive Plan of Lithuania
Lithuania
Urban Greening Management Plan for the city of Trento
DP03: Urban Greening Management Plan for the city of Trento
Italy
The Bosland Forest Project
DP04: The Bosland Forest Project
Belgium
Integration of ecosystem services information on marine and terrestrial spatial planning
DP05: Integration of ecosystem services information on marine and terrestrial spatial planning
Belgium
Sustainable energy production in mountain regions
DP06: Sustainable energy production in mountain regions
Switzerland
Maritime spatial planning and thematic planning of coastal public infrastructure
DP07: Maritime spatial planning and thematic planning of coastal public infrastructure
Latvia
Integration of Urban Heat Islands and ecosystem services in urban and spatial planning
DP08: Integration of Urban Heat Islands and ecosystem services in urban and spatial planning
Bulgaria
Integration of public-private ecosystem services knowledge (MAES) in urban planning & design using 'digital twins'
DP09: Integration of public-private ecosystem services knowledge (MAES) in urban planning & design using 'digital twins'
Norway
Integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services to develop nature-based tourism approaches and a tool that supports these approaches
DP10: Integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services to develop nature-based tourism approaches and a tool that supports these approaches
Malta
Integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services to develop nature-based tourism approaches
DP11: Integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services to develop nature-based tourism approaches
Finland
Nature risk screening tools in finance: a review of knowledge gaps in biodiversity metric
DP12: Nature risk screening tools in finance: a review of knowledge gaps in biodiversity metric
Norway
Improved management by increasing synergies between farming activities and ecosystem services provided by agroecosystems to foster biodiversity-based agricultural practices
DP13: Improved management by increasing synergies between farming activities and ecosystem services provided by agroecosystems to foster biodiversity-based agricultural practices
Italy
Guiding future investment in water replenishment and making the business case of biodiversity and ecosystem services strategies to local business
DP14: Guiding future investment in water replenishment and making the business case of biodiversity and ecosystem services strategies to local business
Europe
Develop a decision support framework to improve impact and mitigate risks of water extraction incorporating natural capital indicators in Natura 2000 dune areas on the western coast of the Netherlands
DP15: Develop a decision support framework to improve impact and mitigate risks of water extraction incorporating natural capital indicators in Natura 2000 dune areas on the western coast of the Netherlands
Netherlands