We are excited to announce that the regional inception workshop on the UN Biodiversity Lab for Asia will take place on 29 August 2018! By the end of 2018, Parties are required to submit a Sixth National Report (6NR), and will need to use data and indicators to assess their progress.
UNDP is seeking spatial data experts worldwide with knowledge of English, and French and/or Spanish to apply for a three-year vetted roster of experts in biodiversity conservation, natural resource
The Kyrgyz Republic is a developing country that facing many challenging issues after transition period, on the way of building independent economy, improving well-being of nation and conserving fragile natural resources for present and future generations. The problem of conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity is critical due to overuse of this natural asset. Therefore adaptation of Sustainable Development Goals for the needs of country’s development is very important, especially taking into account that Kyrgyz people has a long history of sustainable coexistence with environment.
Date: May 03, 2017 at 1:30 PM GMT Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3724766445296304642 ABSTRACT: Over the last 4 years, World Resource Institute, a global research organization, and Vizzuality, a missio
This poster illustrates the relationship between SDGs and NBSAPs in Uganda.
This is a major report on the status of the country’s avifauna, launched by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN)—BirdLife in Jordan. The publication provides a detailed assessment of current bird populations, the threats they face, and the conservation actions that are being put in place to safeguard them.
It is hoped that this timely report will sound an alarm in the minds of all those concerned for the future of birds and biodiversity in Jordan and help galvanise action to safeguard the country’s outstanding natural heritage.
State of Lebanon’s Birds and IBAs is the first publication of its kind for Lebanon. It constitutes an important national scientific resource, collating all available data on birds, sites, habitats, and conservation efforts for birds and biodiversity in Lebanon.
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Summary: Since long time and for several reasons Socotra lacks vegetable and fruit supplies. Some of the reasons are due to limited water resources; environmental factors (drought period and monsoon) shut the island for several months, location (its long distance from mainland) and inhabitants’ lack of knowledge of growing and using vegetables and water use efficiency. In recent years, Socotri women are solely active in gardening for home use and selling limited surplus products.
The remarkable biodiversity of Jordan is a reflection of its varied physical characteristics which have yielded an unusual case of richness in landforms and biological diversity in terms of landscapes, ecosystems and species. At the intersection of three continents, Jordan encapsulates four bio-geographical regions: Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian, Saharo-Arabian, and the Sudanian Penetration. All four transform into 13 vegetation types which, in turn, embrace over 4,000 species of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine fauna and flora.
Iraq is developing its first National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP) for the period (2015-2020), to overcome the main problems that the biodiversity in Iraq is facing, and to comply to one of its obligations towards the Convention on Biological Diversity. The National Targets in the NBSAP, have been linked to the Global Strategy on Biodiverity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets.The preparation process of the strategy included an intensive consultations with stakeholders.