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Pilot project in Belarus: Aquatic Warbler – an example of biodiversity conservation
May 31, 2016

What is biodiversity? Biodiversity is diversity of life on Earth in all of its manifestations. This includes the whole range of species of plants, animals, – all organisms, including microorganisms, that live on our planet. The life of about 1, 75 million species (and in fact, many are still unknown!)… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: Biobaler, a Unique Equipment to Protect Peatlands Ecosystems
May 21, 2016

The Clima East Project recently introduced the very first biobaler in Belarus. This unique equipment reminds of a regular agricultural pick-up baler with the difference that it cuts trees and bushes up to 15 cm in diameter and wraps into ready-to-transport balers. The full cycle equipment line allows to then… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: Unique Equipment Saves Belarusian Peatlands and Provides Locals with Bio-fuel
May 20, 2016

20 May 2016 has marked the equipment  handover ceremony purchased within the project “Clima-East: Conservation and sustainable management of peatlands in Belarus to minimize carbon emissions and help ecosystems to adapt to climate change”, funded by European Union in Belarus and implemented by UNDP in Belarus. The equipment is used… Read more »

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.
For more information, please visit the Pilot Project Facebook Page…. Read more »

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 »