News

09 Feb 2016

The Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway (Caribbean Gateway) has been accelerating its engagement with regional governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGO) to equip them to contribute meaningfully to its Caribbean Reference Information System (RIS) , an online access point to data and tool

09 Feb 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Thailand and Japan today launched two projects which will help Thailand strengthen community-based disaster risk management, and support efforts to enhance financial inclusion in low income communities.

01 Feb 2016

Three Moldovans recently visited Japan to learn how to better maintain the Japanese biomass heating systems that are helping keep the country’s schools warm and open during the frigid Eastern European winters.

01 Feb 2016

Microplastics pollution in the Arctic and its effects on ecosystems, human health and ice formation and melting are the subject of a newly launched IUCN research project.

Studies & Presentations

09 Feb 2016

The important global, national and local benefits provided by protected areas may come at a cost to communities, and any resultant experience of injustice can undermine protected area conservation.

01 Feb 2016

This report summarizes outcomes of collaboration between ADB and implementing agencies of Bhutan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Philippines, and Viet Nam to address gaps in the production of agricultural and rural statistics.

Featured Partners

Poverty Environment Partnership

The Poverty Environment Partnership is an informal network of development agencies, which seeks to improve the coordination of work on poverty reduction and the environment.

Poverty-Environment Initiative

The Poverty-Environment Initiative (PEI) of the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Environment Programme supports country-led efforts to address poverty-environment linkages on a global scale.

Poverty and Environment Program

The Poverty and Environment Program (PEP) of the Asian Development Bank promotes the mainstreaming of environment objectives in its poverty reduction strategies, programs, and projects.

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Multimedia

01 Feb 2016

Aviation pioneer and solar energy champion Dr. Bertrand Piccard was designated a UNEP Goodwill Ambassador in Paris on 7 December, 2015. With COP21 negotiations ongoing in the city, Dr. Piccard delivered inspirational words, telling us that we are all explorers, we are all adventurers.

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