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.
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).
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.
Matching Demand and Solutions for South-South Cooperation on Climate Change
Sep 30, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China, in collaboration with the Executive Office of the Secretary General and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has hosted the first international workshop to facilitate South-South Cooperation for Climate Change and enhance the communication between China and other developing countries. The workshop brought together more than 50 participants from 9 countries including; Ecuador, Jamaica, Guinea, Zimbabwe, Seychelles, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Mongolia.
Knowledge Sharing on Public Spending on Climate Change in Pakistan
Sep 28, 2016
Representatives from United Nations Development Program (UNDP) China office and the Bangkok Regional Hub (BRH) led a Chinese delegation, consisting of researchers from China’s Academy of Fiscal Sciences (CAFS) and Hebei Research Institute of Fiscal Sciences (HRIFS), paid a visit to Pakistan 5 - 9 September of 2016. The primary aim of the mission is to share knowledge on how to systematically estimate the size of public expenditure on climate change related activities and how this information can help integrate climate change considerations into the budget planning process. The visit is affiliated with one of the flagship research projects initiated by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), termed Climate Public Expenditure Institutional Review (CPEIR).
The Rise of Philanthropy in China Discussed at the World Philanthropy Forum
Sep 9, 2016
A lot of hope is resting on the rise of philanthropy in China, as the world looks for additional sources of funding to fight against poverty, rising inequality and climate change to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
A Further Step to Protect Our Ozone Layer: International Workshop on Green Cold Chain Technologies
Sep 9, 2016
As part of the 2016 International Ozone Day Celebration, the International Workshop on Green Cold Chain Technologies was held on 9 September to strengthen information sharing among relevant stakeholders in the cold chain sector, and promote the development and application of green alternative technologies.
Accelerating the Commercialization of Fuel Cell Vehicles in China
Sep 5, 2016
Aiming to facilitating the commercial production and application of fuel cell vehicles in China over the next four years, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Global Environment Facility (GEF) project “Accelerating the Development and Commercialization of Fuel Cell Vehicles in China” was officially launched in Beijing.
Tour of Qinghai Lake: A platform for promoting biodiversity protection
Sep 2, 2016
With the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) “Strengthening the effectiveness of the protected area system in Qinghai Province, China to conserve globally important biodiversity” project (hereby referred as Qinghai project), Qinghai Provincial Forestry Project Office and Qinghai Lake National Nature Reserve conducted a promotional activity during the 15th Tour of Qinghai Lake.
A Future with 0 Emission
Aug 31, 2016
With a goal to build a city powered by hydrogen and promote clean-energy based solutions that could help mitigate climate change while boosting local sustainable development, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) -China Hydrogen Economy Pilot Rugao Project was officially launched in Rugao City, Jiangsu Province.