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Apr 26, 2013

Burkina Faso’s economy is mainly based on mining, agriculture, livestock and fishery and 85 % of the population is estimated to be dependent on natural resources. Since 2010 PEI has supported the government of Burkina Faso in their pursuit of accelerating sustainable...

Apr 24, 2013

Environmental degradation of all key natural resource assets, including forests, soils and water resources, impacts strongly and negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable groups in Botswana. To address this, the mid-term review process of the National Development...

Apr 23, 2013

PEI Malawi focuses on integrating sustainable natural resources management into national and sector policy, planning and budget processes. Following the government approval of the Guidelines for Integrating Environment and Natural Resource Management into national...

Apr 09, 2013

Integrated ecosystem and human well-being assessment team representatives from Thailand and Guatemala, representatives from the respective National Planning Offices and PEF colleagues participated at the UN Environment-WCMC Sub-Global Assessment (SGA) Network Annual Meeting held in November 2012...

Apr 09, 2013

The final stage of the integrated ecosystem and human well-being assessment of Guatemala’s eastern Dry Corridor was completed in February 2013 with the presentation of the final report (Part 1...

Mar 28, 2013

On March 27 2013, the government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Ministry of Economy organized a dialogue with the business and civil society sectors to discuss the approaches in developing the Programme of Sustainable Development for the period 2013-2017, with support from the PEI and the UNDP...

Mar 22, 2013

PEI Mozambique is closely working with NGOs and local communities to address P-E related issues in 3 provinces through 8 demonstration projects. In Cabo Delgado two projects have been implemented by local NGO’s, one focusing on combating soil erosion through...

Mar 22, 2013

In 2012 the government of Mozambique re-confirmed that sustainable natural resource use should be a government priority across sectors resulting in continued efforts to revitalize the Environment Units and focal points covering 17 sectors. With assistance from PEI...

Mar 08, 2013

PEI has in collaboration with MICOA during 2012 supported the Ministry of Mining and Mineral Resources (MIREM) to train small scale artisanal miners on environmental aspects and P-E linkages in small scale mining. The seminar programme included exchange of...

Mar 07, 2013

On March 5-6 2013, a delegation from the Kyrgyz Republic participated in a regional expert meeting in Prague on measuring progress towards “green growth” in the countries of Eastern Europe, Caucuses and Central Asia. The meeting was organized by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

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