Pilot project in Belarus: Controlled Fire of Dry Vegetation as Innovative Solution to Protect Ecosystems of Peatlands
March 8, 2017

Second controlled burning of dry vegetation was conducted on 6 March 2017 in Republican Biological Reserve “Sporaūski”. This relatively new tool of peatlands sustainable management in Belarus aimed at protection of biodiversity and prevention of unregulated burnings that pose treat for population, forest and farm lands and have catastrophic consequences… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: “Sporaūskae” as Example of Peatlands Sustainable Management
February 28, 2017

Peatlands are unique natural treasures of Belarus with amazing biodiversity. Vadim Nikolaevich Protasevich, Head of Republican Biological Reserve “Sporaūskae”, told what was happening in the Reserve in the second half of 2016 year and serious achievements in biodiversity protection. 

What works were carried out on the territory of Reserve during… Read more »

Pilot project in Belarus: The Fire for Good or Controlled Burning as Ecological Tool for Peatlands

Session of scientific-social advisory panel on ecosystem services and biodiversity was held on February, 13 in National Academy of Sciences Research Practical Center on Biodiversity. The main topic of the session was sustainable management of peatlands and flood meadows.
Representatives of different scientific institutions and centers, environmental NGOs discussed cutting… Read more »

Addressing approximation of Georgian law on F-gases and ODS to the EU law under the Association Agreement of Georgia (Clima East expert facility)
February 14, 2017

The Final workshop of the Clima East Expert Facility Assignment (CEEF2015-056-GE) ‘Approximation of Georgian law on F-gases and ODS to the EU law under the Association Agreement of Georgia’ took place in Tbilisi on 3rd February and was attended by stakeholders concerned with the implementation of relevant provisions into Georgian… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: Tundra in its true colors
February 10, 2017

Within the framework of the Permafrost Component of the Komi Republic UNDP/GEF/EU project, the community-focused environmental education project “Tundra in Its True Colors has been implemented by the PrognozKomi Company. The project is dedicated to tundra and reindeer breeders in the Republic of Komi, who live in this unique northern… Read more »

Georgia and European Union discuss working together to implement the Paris Climate Agreement
February 2, 2017

Tbilisi, 2 February 2017 – The EU-funded Clima East programme, which provides support to the Eastern Neighbourhood Policy countries to be better prepared to deal with climate change impacts, organised a workshop attended by representatives of the Georgian Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.
The workshop brought together high-level delegates… Read more »

Clima East presents recommendations on the improvement of the national GHG inventory in forestry and harvested wood products
February 1, 2017

The workshop “Improving the national reporting of Ukraine on carbon stock and emissions in the forestry sector and harvested wood products” was held at the Aarhus Centre of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on 26 January 2017. The event was co-oragnised by the Ministry and the… Read more »

Monitoring, reporting and verifying (MRV) of greenhouse gas emissions – International Experience Relevant for Ukraine
December 15, 2016

On 5 December a Clima East workshop on MRV for Ukrainian parliamentarians and their staff took place in Kiev. In addition to Ukrainian lawmakers, participants represented NGOs, the business community, central administration, the banking sector and donors. The workshop was opened by MP Ostap Yednak who stated that MRV is… Read more »

Pilot Project in Komi and NAO: An environmental education-related project about reindeer breeders in the Republic of Komi and tundra entitled “Tundra in its true colors” is nearing completion
December 6, 2016

ООО PROGNOZKOMI has almost completed implementing a community-focused environmental education-related project entitled “Tundra in Its True Colors”. The project is dedicated to reindeer breeders in the Republic of Komi and tundra, a unique northern ecosystem and reindeer breeders’ habitat…. Read more »

Clima East: Training Armenian specialists to the use of the Aquacrop modelling tool
December 5, 2016

On 22-23 September, 17-21 October and 28 November-1 December 2016 a series of trainings took place in Yerevan for national specialists from Armenia. These trainings offered both a theoretical and practical course in use of the modelling tool AquaCrop. These were conducted under the 2nd stage (Task 2) of the… Read more »