Events

19 August 2013 to 21 August 2013

PEI Africa was invited by the African Risk Capacity under the African Union to participate in the Technical Review Meeting organized in Johannesburg, 19th-21st of August 2013. The African Risk Capacity (ARC) was established in 2009 under the African Union to improve the speed at which drought...

04 July 2013

On July 4th the Malawi Forest Department organized the national forest policy validation workshop. PEI Malawi and UNDP Malawi is supporting the Forest Department to update its 16 year old forest policy to among other things better reflect poverty-environment linkages  The objectives of the...

02 July 2013 to 04 July 2013

PEI representatives participated in the Technical Workshop on Tools and Measurements to Inform Inclusive Green Economy Policies organized by the UNEP-UNDESA-UNDP Green Economy Joint Programme in Nairobi, 2nd-4th of July. PEI assisted in chairing one of the sessions on Inclusive Green Economy...

26 June 2013 to 28 July 2013

The Government of Lao PDR is increasingly recognizing the need for Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA) to guide investment projects in the country. The Deputy Director General of the Cabinet Office at the Ministry of Natural Resources...

17 June 2013 to 20 June 2013

On June 17th-20th the ‘New Opportunities for Natural Wealth Management: A Public Private Dialogue on Green Growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)' was organized in Bangkok. Poverty Environment Initiative Asia Pacific supported the organization of the event together with the Asian...

12 June 2013

PEI is the joint...

14 May 2013 to 16 May 2013

PEI was actively engaged in the annual meeting of the Poverty-Environment Partnership (18) held in Berlin (14-16 May). PEI colleagues from Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe CIS, Nairobi and New York joined representatives from international think tanks, 10 donor governments and 4 agencies (WB, AfDB,...

22 April 2013

PEI Thailand hosted on the 22 of April a roundtable discussion on Integrating Ecosystem Services into Policy Planning in Thailand. Building on the lessons learned from the Sub Global Ecosystem Assessments that were conducted in three Thai Provinces, the participants had fruitful discussions on...

22 March 2013

Southeast Asia has been experiencing a boom in investment in land for agriculture. Much of this investment comes from within the ASEAN region, but also from the rest of Asia, Europe and North America. Whilst increased investment in the agriculture sector can bring benefits to rural...

27 February 2013 to 28 February 2013

The Global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Conference was held in Bogota, Colombia, from 27 to 28 February 2013. The Conference brought together political and development leaders along with 150 participants from over 40 countries, including lead experts and...

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