Biodiversity on Swiss Farmland recorded Nationwide for the First Time

Biodiversity on Swiss Farmland recorded Nationwide for the First Time. Many plant and animal species depend on habitats shaped by agriculture. Where and with what frequency do which species occur in the agricultural landscape? What is the state of their habitats? How effective are the measures taken to increase biodiversity? Agroscope’s biodiversity monitoring programme ‘ALL-EMA’ records species and habitat diversity in the Swiss agricultural landscape. This is the basis for understanding the state of habitats on which agricultural production strongly depends. The findings show that at lower elevations (plain and hill zones), species and habitat diversity are markedly lower than at higher elevations (mountain zones). … More Biodiversity on Swiss Farmland recorded Nationwide for the First Time

Participants in talks on WTO services domestic regulation share implementation experiences

Participants in talks on WTO services domestic regulation share implementation experiences. At a virtual meeting held on April 14, 2021, WTO members participating in the negotiations on services domestic regulation shared how they have implemented disciplines at the national level. The chair of the negotiations, Jaime Coghi of Costa Rica, and a number of delegations also provided updates on recent outreach activities. … More Participants in talks on WTO services domestic regulation share implementation experiences