Useful Documents

Useful documents on BEST and the OCTs can be found here, including the guidelines and templates related to the call for proposals.

Guidelines & FAQ

Communication & Visibility

BEST Regional Ecosystem Profiles

Grant Agreements


Links to partners and related projects

BEST 2.0 – The (outdated) portal of BEST 2.0.

BIOPAMA – The Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme assisting the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to address their priorities for improved management and governance of biodiversity and natural resources.

European Commission, DG DEVCO – On ecosystems and biodiversity (including the Biodiversity4Life Initiative).

European Commission, DG ENV – On BEST, including the regional ecosystem profiles.

IUCN – On BEST and the overseas.

LIFE4BEST – BEST 2.0+ sister’s programme for the Outermost Regions.

PANORAMA Solutions – The partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics.