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Clima East experts will assess vulnerability of Ukraine’s forests to climate change
April 26, 2016

Clima East Expert Facility launched a project on the assessment of the vulnerability of Ukraine’s flatland forests to climate change. This work was requested by the State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine, which is in charge of state policy in the forest sector.

Clima East experts met representatives of the… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: Belarusian Clima East Project Consult Eco-Hackathon Geeks
April 25, 2016

Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu, Assistant Secreaty-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus, and Ekaterina Paniklova, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Belarus, visited the very first Clean&Health Tech Hackathon at Imaguru Business… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: A business plan for the wild terra project has been developed
April 20, 2016

The work on the development of a business plan for a community-focused project in the field of rational nature management, which is aimed at the conservation of permafrost peat bogs and their adaptation to climate change in the Republic of Komi under the Wild Terra Project, has been successfully performed… Read more »

Pilot Project in Belarus – the use of Peatlands’ vegetal biomass for energy production, construction and other purposes: how to achieve the desired goals?
April 19, 2016

On 8 April, the EU/UNDP Project “Clima-East: Conservation and sustainable management of peatlands in Belarus to minimize carbon emissions and help ecosystems to adapt to climate change” hosted a round table in Minsk. The main issue, the Use of peatlands’ vegetal biomass for energy production, construction and other purposes, covered… Read more »

Pilot Project in Armenia: Works Resumed at New Forest Belt Establishment Site in ‪Tsovak‬ Community
April 15, 2016

Spring infilling activities launched on 18.2 ha pilot site in Tsovak community of ‪‎Gegharkunik‬ Marz. New mature seedlings will be planted to replace non survived ones to be followed by irrigation.
For more information, please visit the Pilot Project Facebook Page…. Read more »

Pilot Project in Armenia: Field Road Rehabilitation Activities in ‪‎Tsapatagh ‬Community
April 14, 2016

Field road rehabilitation activities in ‪Tsapatagh‬ community of ‪Gegharkunik‬ Marz aimed at improving access to summers pastures.
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Pilot Project in Armenia: Works Resumed at New Forest Belt Establishment Site in ‪Gegharkunik‬

Spring infilling activities launched on the pilot site in Tsovak sector of Vardenis Branch of Sevan National Park. Over 2000 new mature seedlings of walnut, feral apple, plum and ash-tree were planted to replace non survived ones. Preparatory activities for irrigation of 15 ha new forest belt site also conducted…. Read more »

Pilot Project in Armenia: Field Roads Rehabilitation
April 11, 2016

Rehabilitation of field roads is underway in ‎Tsapatagh‬ community of RoA ‪Gegharkunik‬ Marz to ensure improved access to summer pastures and reduce grazing burden on winter pastures…. Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Business plans for community-focused projects for reindeer breeders
March 23, 2016

The ecosystems of the Republic of Komi and the Nenets Autonomous Area (NAO) mainly belong to the Barents Sea basin. They are permafrost forest and marsh ecosystems, which are major reservoirs of carbon and the source of the most valuable biological diversity. At the same time they are areas where… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Safeguarding virgin forests

The National Park “Yugyd va” is the largest national park in Russia and one of the largest national parks in the world. 56% of its area is occupied by unique primary forests. The northern area of the National Park “Yugyd va” (in the Inta region) is the most vulnerable. Various… Read more »