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Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Workshops on the effects of climate change, prevention and suppression of forest fires have been held for the vorkuta local community
July 6, 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”, activities on involvement of the Vorkuta district local community in forest fire prevention, nature conservation and climate change adaptation activities are… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Business planning for the polar cloudberry project
July 5, 2016

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Within the framework of Contractor’s Agreement № 67а-2015 as of 30 November 2015 on the development of a business plan for a community-focused project in the field of rational nature management, which is aimed at conservation of permafrost peat bogs and their adaptation to climate change, a business plan for… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: The Hidden Treasures of the Lowland Bogs
June 5, 2016

Conservation of the fen mires, the correct name after the wider known lowland bogs, and  sustainable development of the region, is this combination possible? Quite so, claims ClimaEast Project, and shows a good model of combining eco- and economic approach in one.

Project Clima-East: Conservation and sustainable management of peatlands… Read more »

Clima East Expert Facility assists the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine in developing policy on CO2 emission reduction in road transport
June 1, 2016

In response to the request of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the National Ecological Centre of Ukraine (NECU), Clima East Expert Facility initiated a project called “Development of potential in the elaboration of National policy on regulation of CO2 emissions and energy consumption by road transport”.

The assignment includes the… Read more »

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 »