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arborvitae Special Issue July 2009 - Strengthening Voices for Better Choices

New! arborvitae special issue in five languages!

From the Strengthening Voices for Better Choices project, a review of the lessons and experiences of IUCN’s global multi-stakeholder forest governance project in five different languages. …  

29 Jul 2009 | News story

Portada Guía Práctica para la Elaboración de Planes de Manejo de Microcuencas

Presentan Guía práctica para el manejo de microcuencas

Documento es producto de la sinergia entre instituciones gubernamentales y no gubernamentales de Guatemala …  

29 Jul 2009 | International news release
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Rural societies in the Congo basin still depend on wildlife resources

Vulnerable people, diminishing wildlife

by Dr Richard Thomas, TRAFFIC
Addressing priority bushmeat trade, livelihood and food security issues in Africa …  

28 Jul 2009 | News story
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National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD)

IUCN and NCWCD partner to conserve biodiversity in Saudi Arabia

The need for biodiversity conservation in Saudi Arabia has become a rising priority, where good practice and scientific knowledge is highly required. Building on a 20-year-partnership in protected areas management, the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD) has extended the partnership with IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA). IUCN will provide technical support to NCWCD in the field of biodiversity conservation focusing on effective implementation of the Convention in Biological Diversity (CBD) obligations. …  

28 Jul 2009 | News story

Consultative workshop for Integrated District Development Vision of District Mastung organized by IUCN Balochistan

QUETTA July 27: A meeting in connection with the Integrated District Development Vision (IDDV)  consultation process for political awareness was held in Quetta by theIUCN Quetta Office. Government officials from agriculture, EDO planning and finance, EDO health,  EDO Education, Director Education, ucation, EDO Community Development, EDO Revenue, Union Council Nazim Mastung, EDO Livestock, media representatives from Mastung, members of civil society, Naseebullah Khan District Coordinator Pishin/Mastung/Quetta from  IUCN, Abdul Latif Rao resource person from IUCN Balochistan were present in the meeting. It was chaired by District  Coordination Officer Mastung  Asfandyar Khan chaired the meeting. …  

27 Jul 2009 | International news release

Mme Sabine HÄUSLER (deuxième à partir de la droite) en entretien avec les représentants des collectivités décentralisées.

LLS

Du 13 au 17 juillet 2009, une mission d’évaluation à mi-parcours du projet Moyens d’existence et paysage, en anglais Livelihoods and Landscape Strategy (LLS) s’est déplacée sur la zone agro-sylvo-pastorale de Sablogo dans la région du Centre Est et sur le chantier d’aménagement forestier de Bougnounou Nébiélianayou au Centre Ouest.   | French

25 Jul 2009 | News story
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Le Ministre burkinabé de l'environnement et Mme le maire de la commune de Saaba en train de mettre en terre un plant.

Campagne de reforestation 2009 : Gonsé ouvre la marche.

 Dans la matinée du 9 juillet 2009, le Ministre de l’Environnement et du Cadre de Vie du Burkina Faso a procédé au lancement de la campagne de reforestation 2009 dans la forêt de Gonsé, commune rurale de Saaba. 

24 Jul 2009 | News story
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The Lesser Kestrel adopted the first artificial breeding structure in Gorayk IBA in Armenia!

Lesser Kestrel adopted the first artificial breeding structure in Gorayk IBA in Armenia!

Lesser Kestrels adopt their First Breeding Structure in Armenia
Lesser Kestrel is a small falcon breeding in Gorayk IBA which is South of Armenia. It is endangered globally and is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild (IUCN Red List, 2007). …  

24 Jul 2009 | News story

Jordan Protected Areas Management Effectiveness National Report 2008

IUCN assists in preparing and reviewing the Management Effectiveness Report of Protected Areas in Jordan

As part of the Integrated ecosystem management in the Jordan Rift Valley Project, the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) has approached IUCN to review the Management Effectiveness Report of the Protected Areas in Jordan based on its international standards and expertise in protected areas management. …  

23 Jul 2009 | News story

Protecting Paris polyphylla, a medicinal plant in China

Protecting medicinal plants in China

IUCN is working with partners to apply innovative approaches for the protection of medicinal plants in the mountains of the Upper Yangtze ecoregion. …   | Chinese

22 Jul 2009 | News story

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