ARCBC the Gateway to Information in South East Asia
The ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation (ARCBC) serves as the central focus for networking and institutional linkage among ASEAN members countries and between ASEAN and European Union (EU) partner organizations to enhance the capacity of ASEAN in promoting biodiversity conservation.
As spelled out in the Financing Agreement , EU provides the means for networking , applied research , training and technical assistance, while ASEAN provides office space and facilities and support personnel. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is the Executing Agency.
The overall project goal is to intensify biodiversity conservation through improved co-operation in a comprehensive regional context, by assisting in setting up a network of institutional links among ASEAN countries and between ASEAN and EU partner organizations.