• Greening the Logistics Industry in Zhejiang Province Mar 30, 2017

    Aiming to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Chinese logistics industry and freight transport sector, a new project focusing on promoting energy efficient and environmental friendly operation practices in the logistics industry in Zhejiang province was launched on March 24th.

  • The Made in Africa Initiative: Bringing Together a Strategic Network of Top Development Leaders Mar 29, 2017

    Support for industrialization in Africa received a boost this week with the launch of the Made in Africa Initiative (MIAI) Senior Advisory Board, an initiative that will create a strategic network of top development leaders’ minds to help facilitate the sustainable development of industrialization and economic transformation in Africa by drawing experiences from China and other emerging economies, in line with targets set out by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Revitalizing the Wetlands in China Feb 23, 2017

    The dam between Liangzi Lake and Niushan Lake in Hubei Province was built in 1980s to create more arable lands and to meet increasing demands on agricultural and fishery products. However the dam seriously impacted the quality of water and the function of the lake in flood-controlling. Subsquently, the Liangzi Lake, which ranged over 400 ha in the 1950s, was reduced to 60% of its total area by 2012.

  • The launch of the Environomist 2017 Carbon Market Research Report Feb 17, 2017

    The fourth edition of the Environomist’s China Carbon Market Research Report examines the outlook for China’s carbon market on the eve of the launch of the national emissions trading scheme. The previous three reports have documented the early developments of the Chinese market through the seven ETS pilots, national and non-pilot area policies, and a description of various types of financial services available to facilitate greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and participation in the carbon markets.

  • “Geek for Good” Open Design Challenge Workshop with University Students Jan 20, 2017

    A workshop designed to share UNDP‘s innovation experience with university students and formulate a sense of responsibility towards society was held in Beijing.

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