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Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: UNDP/GEF/KR PA project has provided assistance to the Yugyd Va National Park in setting up video observation within its area using trail cameras
November 14, 2016

In recent years, trail cameras have become a very popular method of wildlife data collection all over the world. In 2015, with the financial assistance provided by the UNDP/GEF project “Strengthening the Komi Republic Protected Area System to Conserve Virgin Forest Biodiversity in the Pechora River Headwaters Region”, the Yugyd… Read more »

Supporting Azerbaijani and Georgian specialists to the use of the climate modelling tool SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool)
November 10, 2016

Between 24 and 28 October and from 31 October to 4 November respectively a series of trainings took place in Baku and Tbilisi for national specialists from both countries in theoretical and practical use of the climate modelling tool SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool). These were conducted under the… Read more »

Clima East presented policy recommendations on how greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel consumption can be reduced in the Ukrainian road transport sector
November 3, 2016

Clima East presented policy recommendations on how greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and fuel consumption can be reduced in the Ukrainian road transport sector.
These recommendations were prepared at the request of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine which wishes to curb emissions from the road transport sector, as part of… Read more »

A seminar for NGOs on the Paris Agreement and its next steps in Chisinau, Moldova, 11 October 2016
October 19, 2016

A seminar on the significance of the Paris Agreement for Moldova was delivered by members of the Clima East team on 11 October 2016 in Chisinau to an audience of NGOs’ representatives from Moldova. The presentation  initiating the seminar was delivered by Mr. Tomasz Chruszczow, Chair of SBI (Subsidiary Body… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Full alert
October 13, 2016

A training workshop entitled “Manager of Forest Fire Fighting Operations” has been held on the basis of the Inta branch of the Yugyd va national park.
A field training workshop entitled “Manager of Forest Fire Fighting Operations” is annually held by the Yugyd va national park with financial support from… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus – One Road, Common Goals
October 6, 2016

Colorful and active, inspiring and uniting “Bike 4 SDGs: One Road, Common Goals” event was joyfully celebrated on September 21 in Naliboksky Nature Reserve, Valožhyn rayon of Belarus. Devoted to support Sustainable Development Goals and focusing on inclusion, environment, healthy lifestyle and partnership the ride organized by UNDP in Belarus… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus – Ecological street-art

Clima East pilot project in Belarus supported annual street-art festival Vulica Brasil that took place for the third time in Minsk on 25 August – 17 September. Within the framework of the festival Brazilian and Belarusian artists painted walls at different locations in Minsk, creating huge murals with height of… Read more »

Clima East: helping Georgia make degraded lands ready for planting forests
September 21, 2016

Georgia is facing the problem of land degradation due to climate change. Rehabilitation of degraded lands as an adaptation measure implies various approaches all of them having a greenhouse gas mitigation effect. The afforestation of degraded lands is one of the best solutions due to both the importance of and… Read more »

Clima East: helping protect Ukraine’s forests from Climate change
September 13, 2016

Flatland forests make up approximately 80% of forested lands in Ukraine. Ukraine’s forests are already being affected by climate change and the significance of these impacts is likely to increase in the course of the century. In 2016, the EU-funded Clima East Policy project commissioned a group of national and… Read more »

Clima East: supporting Moldova to implement provisions of EU law on fuel quality and monitoring of industrial emissions
August 31, 2016

Clima East commissioned two international experts with experience in EU legislation on emissions trading and fuel quality to support the government of Moldova. The experts helped transpose elements of the European acquis on emissions trading and fuel quality into the law of Moldova. The experts were also entrusted with recommending… Read more »