Advice and support for completing sub-global ecosystem assessments

The Sub-Global Assessment Network (SGAN) is a community of practice that connects and supports individuals and organisations involved in ecosystem assessments at regional, sub-regional, national and sub-national levels. The SGAN aims to build the capacity of its members, which includes practitioners, researchers and policy makers, to undertake and use assessments and support relevant global processes, such as IPBES.

Read our guide to getting started


See our advice on some of the key steps in the ecosystem assessment process – getting starting, making the case and next steps for after you have completed your assessment.


The SGAN brings together a number of resources which build capacity for carrying out and using ecosystem assessments. These include webinars with experts, guidance documents, assessment tools, workshop reports and more.

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