New Power of Biodiversity Conservation - Community Conserved Area
Oct 31, 2016
With the goal to discuss the value of Indigenous Peoples’ and Community Conserved Areas (ICCA) in biodiversity conservation and community sustainable development in China, alongside solutions to address the challenges they face, the International ICCA workshop was held in Nanning, Guangxi Province during October 18th-20th by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) with the support from Guangxi Forestry Bureau, Guangxi Wildlife Conservation Association and Fauna & Flora International (FFI).
High-level Forum on Mega Disaster Response Capacity Building
Oct 26, 2016
On 25 October, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China, co-hosted a high-level forum on mega disaster response capacity building in Xi’an, China, as part of the Sharing and Learning on Community Based Disaster Management in Asia Project (CBDM Asia Phase II), to share policy, good practices and experience of mega disaster reduction and relief and promote capacity building of Asian countries through innovative ways
Bridging Nations for Better Biodiversity Conservation
Oct 21, 2016
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the collaboration between China and Mongolia on biodiversity conservation was signed between Xinjiang Autonomous Region Liangheyuan Provincial Nature Reserve and the Mongolia Munkahairhan National Park on October 13th, with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Strengthening the Management Effectiveness of the Protected Area Landscape in Altai Mountains and Wetlands” project (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Altai project).
Changes of Herdsman Life in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve
Oct 21, 2016
As part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) Qinghai Project in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve (SNNR), herdsman in Qinghai Province recently received catering and cooking trainings, as well as recieving newly installed solar street lights and clean water facilitaties. Such activities are part of the project’s community co-managment work, to stengthen the effectiveness of protected areas system and promote models of community co-management in protected areas.
Upgrading Skills for Better Production
Oct 5, 2016
A series of training courses on Wide Animal and Plant Monitoring Technology was hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) project- “Strengthening the effectiveness of the protected area system in Qinghai Province, China to conserve globally important biodiversity” (hereby referred as UNDP-GEF Qinghai project), with the goal to strengthen the standardization and institutionalization of monitoring and management of the natural reserves in Qinghai province.