Biodiversity
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SGP Egypt celebrates World Environment Day
SGP Egypt in partnership with the Arab Office for Youth and Environment -the National Host Institution for GEF/SGP in Egypt-, and the Supreme Council of Culture in Egypt celebrated this year's "World Environment Day" (June 5th, 2010). The event emphasized the UN slogan "Many Species ... One Planet ...read more
 
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Projects of SGP in Tunisia Highlighted in Film Produced by the UN
UNTV in partnership with SGP Tunisia prepared a video to promote awareness on the role of oceans in achieving sustainable development and highlight the impact that climate change could have on the state of oceans and marine ecosystems while addressing what needs to be done to protect the ...read more
 
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An SGP Project in Uruguay is Featured in the Newspaper La Diaria
A project to conserve freshwater species grows in the center of the country. In order to preserve freshwater species and educate the public about its importance, a group of residents of Paso de los Toros, Tacuarembó, members of the nongovernmental Organization called "Grupo de Acción Social ...read more
 
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Cameroon Project to Upscale after Visit from Professor Wangari Maathai and Former Canadian Prime Minister
Kribi-Campo coastal area, Cameroon Last November 2009, Congo Basin Forest Fund officials including Profesoor Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Laureate and Goodwill Ambassador for the Congo Basin Forests and Right Honorable Paul Martin, Former Canadian Prime Minister visited a project supported by ...read more
 
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The UN Resident Coordinator Visits two SGP Projects in Lesotho
For the 2010 UNDP Staff Retreat in Lesotho, which took place on 17 – 19 March at the Leribe Hotel, a decision was made that the first day be dedicated to visit projects so that the staff could see the impact of UN interventions on the lives of ordinary Basotho. Of the six projects visited, ...read more
 
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SGP is mentioned at the Luncheon of the International Year of Biodiversity in North America
Last February 10, 2010, was the North American Launch of the International Year of Biodiversity at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A unique event organized by UNDP, the Equator Initiative,Conservation International, Fordham Law, The United Nations Foundation, the ...read more
 
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SGP Project in Cuba featured in TierraAmerica
An SGP Project in Cuba called "Alternative Use of Natural Resources in the Coastal Community of Carahatas" was featured in TierraAmerica. The project proposes, the cultivation of sea sponges as an employment option for fisherfolk committed to abandoning trawler fishing. This is a copy of ...read more
 
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Miracle in the Mangrove Forest
The story of two SGP supported projects in Guapinol, Honduras was featured in TierraAmerica. A copy of the article is below. Miracle in the Mangrove Forest By Thelma Mejía Despite the political crisis Honduras has been experiencing since the Jun. 28 coup, women on the country's southern ...read more
 
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SGP Projects in Honduras Support the Most Vulnerable Populations
The newspaper "Proceso" in Honduras acknowledges the work of SGP in the country by looking to three projects supported by the programme. A copy of the article is below. Los pobres de "El Jordán", "Brisas del Sur" y "El Venado", ejemplo de fortaleza y dignidad Noviembre 8, 2009 - 11:20 Aldea ...read more
 
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Conservation of the Endangered Mountain Bongo Antelopes in Mt. Kenya
The Mountain Bongo is one of the world's most unique and spectacular antelope. It is the largest forest antelope in the world, growing up to 400 kg, and has a reddish-brown coat with eight to 14 vertical white stripes. It is endemic to only Mt. Kenya, parts of the Eburru Forest and Aberdare ...read more
 

Contact

Mr. Terence Hay-Edie
Programme Advisor on Biodiversity and Regional Focal Point
Phone: +1 646 781 4387
Fax: +1 646 781 4075
Email: terence.hay-edie@undp.org
 

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304 East 45th Street, 9th Floor , New York, NY 10017
 

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