Biodiversity
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Peru: Biodiversity Conservation
From garbage to a beautiful garden: The "Asociación Ecológica Recuperar" (ECOREC), has transformed a dumpster to a beautiful garden and the project has created jobs and generated income. The article from UN Peru is copied in below. Transformando basura en flores: Programa de ...read more
 
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Uganda Ecotourism
November 2008 The article by WREN Media of United Kingdom highlights GEF Small Grants support to eco-tourism development of Mabira forest ecosystem in Uganda.   Pease read details online ...read more
 
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Fighting poverty, protecting biodiversity: Community-based tourism in Nicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua: When I started my UNV volunteer intern assignment about eight months ago, I had some theoretical knowledge about the environment, but knew very little about the tourism industry. In these months I have to say that I had the opportunity to learn much about both of these fields. I ...read more
 
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Las Macanas Wetlands, Panama Receives Honours
As part of the Community Based Rural Tourism initiatives that SGP Panama supports, this project developed by Grupo Ecologico Las Macanas (GEMA) a community NGO, received an Award in the National Competition "A good tourism business idea" from the Panamanian Ministry of Tourism (IPAT), and ...read more
 
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Tunisia: Celebrating the International Day of Biodiversity
GEF SGP Tunisia is celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity with an exhibition on local varieties and local products in partnership with CBBC (Center of Biotechnology Borj Cedria) and University of Tsukuba, Japan (ARENA), in collaboration with Borj-Cedria Technopark Tunisia ...read more
 
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New partnership: 'Coral Reef Small Grants Facility'
"If at one time what happened on and beneath the seas was 'out of sight, out of mind', that can no longer be the case. Let us work together: to protect the oceans and coastal zone...to ensure that all people enjoy a sustainable future." - UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Port Louis, Mauritius, ...read more
 
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Equator Prize 2006 - Call for Nominations
The Equator Prize is awarded to recognize and celebrate outstanding community efforts to reduce poverty through the conservation of biodiversity. As sustainable community initiatives take root throughout the tropics, they are laying the foundation for a global movement of local successes that ...read more
 
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Newsletter from Cuba
La biodiversidad es el conjunto de todas las especies de plantas y animales, su material genético y los ecosistemas de los cuáles son parte. Durante milenios las formas vivas se hantransformado en una relación estrecha con el ambiente, dando como resultado la ...read more
 
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New SGP Publication: Community Action to Conserve Biodiversity
Community Action to Conserve Biodiversity: Linking Biodiversity Conservation with Poverty Reduction In this report, launched in March 2006 at the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 8) in Curitiba, Brazil, the SGP and the ...read more
 
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Diploma of Recognition for SGP Nicaragua
February 21st 2006 the UNDP country office in Nicaragua awarded the GEF Small Grants Programme country team a diploma of recognition for the outstanding work it has been doing in the country. UNDP Nicaragua has showed increasing interest and support for work of the SGP in the country, taking ...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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