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The objective of BEST 2.0+ is to promote the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of ecosystem services, including ecosystem based approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation, in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). 

BEST 2.0+ aims to fulfil its objective by enabling, empowering and strengthening local authorities and civil society organisations which are committed to local development, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of ecosystem services in OCTs through the implementation of a grant scheme accompanied by capacity building activities.

BEST 2.0+ continues the EU BEST Initiative and is a follow up of the BEST 2.0 Programme. To learn more, visit: https://www.best2plus.org.