How Birdwatching guide training under Ecological sensitive tourism can help as Green Recovery measures post pandemic

Eurasian Jay, Bird responsible for high success rate of natural regeneration of oak species.Pic credit: Ritesh Sharma How Birdwatching guide training under Ecological sensitive tourism can help as Green Recovery measures post pandemic: case study from HP-FES project, Himachal Pradesh, India GIZ India is partnering with Government of Himachal Pradesh, India...

Check out WG Biodiversity’s latest release on “Governance Assessments of Protected Areas in Bangladesh, Laos, and the Philippines” through this interactive E-Poster!

Governance is key to both the effectiveness and equity of protected areas. Governance is defined as “the interactions among structures, processes and traditions that determine how power and responsibilities are exercised, how decisions are taken and how citizens or other stakeholders have their say” (IUCN 2013). By improving governance...

Let’s Invest in Nature

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) – India Initiative TEEB India Initiative (TII) aims at making the values of biodiversity and linked ecosystem services explicit for consideration and mainstreaming into developmental planning and decision making. Under the TII, 14 field based policy relevant case studies in forests, wetlands and...

Role of CSA valuable in addressing climate change adaptation and mitigation priorities of ASEAN NDCs

Bangkok, Thailand – As part of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have identified measures to strengthen climate resilience and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and land-use sectors. And to achieve these NDC targets, the scaling-up of climate smart agriculture...

PH named among world’s ‘Migratory Species Champions’ at CMS COP12

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 (15:11) The Philippines has been named as one of the five “migratory species champions” in the world for its exemplary contribution in the global effort to protect migratory animals, particularly the whale shark or butanding. Also recognized by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of...

MoEFCC and GIZ ink an agreement to mitigate the impact of human-wildlife conflict in India

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH India on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany signed an agreement on technical cooperation for the Indo-German Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation (HWC) project on 11.10.2017...

ABS contribution to implementing the SDGs

The Access- and Benefit Sharing (ABS) Partnership Project supports the Indian government in the conservation of the country’s rich biological heritage, in which 7% of globally recorded species (more than 45,000 plant and 91,000 animal species) are challenged to co-exist with over 1.3 billion people and about one sixth...