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Oct 04, 2013

On 06 September 2013, the Department of the Interior and Local Government through its Philippines Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) Program, in cooperation with the Department of Energy, conducted a National Government-Local Government Joint Energy Forum....

Oct 04, 2013

The erratic weather patterns, unpredictable rains, and recurrent droughts, floods and landslides have adversely affected vulnerable groups in Nepal. Recent findings from the PEI supported study report on Environmental causes of Displacement in Nepal has triggered the interest of the...

Oct 04, 2013

Lao PDR is taking pioneering steps to improve regulations on environmental and social responsibilities of investments. With the support of PEI and a number of partners, the government of Lao is conducting national consultations to revise the Decree on Environmental and Social Impact...

Sep 23, 2013

 

Harnessing public resources in support of poverty-environment mainstreaming is important for achieving pro-poor and environmentally sustainable development. A Public Environment Expenditure Review (PEER) examines the extent of government expenditure on environmental, natural...

Sep 23, 2013

In Mozambique 17% of the GDP is the yearly economic loss due to environmental degradation and the inefficient use of natural resources. This is specifically affecting vulnerable groups that are directly dependent on natural resources (crops, fish, forest, etc.) for their livelihood, and...

Sep 22, 2013

 

On September 17, 2013, the PEI Burkina Faso champions - Assita Ouattara (Parlemantarian) and Bishop (emeritus) Anselm Titiama Sanou – initiated a reforestation campaign in collaboration with District  7 of Bobo Dioulasso and the Association of Pupils Parents. The campaign, which...

Sep 19, 2013

On September 9th the Final Report of the Thematic Consultation on Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Agenda was made available. The report captures the essence and key messages of the eight-month consultation process that engaged academia, think tanks, representatives of civil society...

Aug 26, 2013

 

The Suusamyr valley lies 150 kilometers from Kyrgyzstan's capital of Bishkek and is rich in alpine pastures. The lack of effective pasture management has resulted in the degradation of over half of the valley, which in turn has led to low crop yields...

Aug 21, 2013

Nepal is one of the most vulnerable countries to impacts from climate change. The erratic weather patterns, unpredictable rains, poor snowfall at high altitudes, and recurrent droughts have adversely affected agriculture and livelihoods of small farmers and vulnerable groups.

In...

Aug 06, 2013

In the Gonchi district of Tajikistan, Sharipova Nasiba has become her family’s main breadwinner. After Nasiba’s husband became too ill to work, the mother of two joined a women’s self-help group to begin a small business growing crops in a greenhouse.

She and two other women...

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