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Clima East presents recommendations on the improvement of the national GHG inventory in forestry and harvested wood products
February 1, 2017

The workshop “Improving the national reporting of Ukraine on carbon stock and emissions in the forestry sector and harvested wood products” was held at the Aarhus Centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on 26 January 2017. The event was co-oragnised by the Ministry and the… Read more »

Monitoring, reporting and verifying (MRV) of greenhouse gas emissions – International Experience Relevant for Ukraine
December 15, 2016

On 5 December a Clima East workshop on MRV for Ukrainian parliamentarians and their staff took place in Kiev. In addition to Ukrainian lawmakers, participants represented NGOs, the business community, central administration, the banking sector and donors. The workshop was opened by MP Ostap Yednak who stated that MRV is… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: An environmental education-related project about reindeer breeders in the Republic of Komi and tundra entitled “Tundra in its true colors” is nearing completion
December 6, 2016

 
ООО PROGNOZKOMI has almost completed implementing a community-focused environmental education-related project entitled “Tundra in Its True Colors”. The project is dedicated to reindeer breeders in the Republic of Komi and tundra, a unique northern ecosystem and reindeer breeders’ habitat…. Read more »

Clima East: Training Armenian specialists to the use of the Aquacrop modelling tool
December 5, 2016

On 22-23 September, 17-21 October and 28 November-1 December 2016 a series of trainings took place in Yerevan for national specialists from Armenia. These trainings offered both a theoretical and practical course in use of the modelling tool AquaCrop. These were conducted under the 2nd stage (Task 2) of the… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Works on involvement of the local community of the Vorkuta region in forest fire prevention and climate change adaptation activities have been carried out
November 29, 2016

 
Within the framework of the Permafrost Component of the UNDP/GEF project “Strengthening Protected Area System of the Komi Republic to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters”, the activities on involvement of the Vorkuta region local community in forest fire prevention, nature conservation and climate change adaptation… Read more »

Environment Minister and European Union consider effects of Paris Climate Agreement on Belarus

Minsk, 29 November 2016 – The EU-funded Clima East programme, which provides support to the eastern European Neighbourhood Policy countries to be better prepared to deal with climate change impacts, organised a round table attended by representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus, including Minister… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The All-Russian conference “Stationary research on forest and marsh biogeocenoses: ecology, productional process and dynamics” with the participation of international experts has been held at the Institute of Biology (Komi Ural branch, RAS)
November 28, 2016

 
On 14-23 September 2016, at the Institute of Biology, Komi Science Center, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, the All-Russian Conference “Stationary Research on Forest and Marsh Biogeocenoses: Ecology, Productional Process and Dynamics” with the participation of international experts was held. 61 experts, including 12 doctors of science and… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The Prognozkomi company continues implementing “The Tundra in its true colors” project within the framework of the permafrost component of the UNDP/GEF/EU project

Our staff members have been set a challenging task of developing and publishing a children’s book about the northern nature, tundra and permafrost, reindeer and reindeer breeders. Using the experience of highly professional experts in the field of development and publishing of books, in particular, the experience of copy editors,… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: The progress of works on the development of management plans and regulations on regional permafrost protected areas in the Republic of Komi

 
As a result of the analysis of the regulations on some federal protected areas, which have been approved this year (in particular, the state nature reserves Remdovsky, Pozarym and Altacheysky), it has been found out that all of them have similar structures, because they have been approved by one… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: A rafting expedition through the Sebys complex reserve on 17-26 July 2016
November 26, 2016

Within the framework of the implementation of the Iz’vatas Habits of Centuries project, a rafting expedition through the Sebys complex reserve was undertaken on 17-26 July 2016. The expedition team comprised students from the Izhma region headed by Yevgeny Rochev (Izhma District Center of Children’s Creativity). Olga Smetanina, Izhma Museum… Read more »