Biodiversity Landscapes and Livelihoods
Inception Workshops: M&E for Payments for Environmental Services in Viet Nam
Local authorities, forest owners, and WWF staff will meet to develop an action plan to test a monitoring and evaluation framework for payments for forest environmental services (PFES) in Quang Nam and Thua Thien Hue provinces.
3rd Training on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
The third and final workshop in CEP’s training module on integrating climate change adaptation into local planning focused on identifying and implementing adaptation options.
Regional Knowledge Sharing Event on Transboundary Biodiversity Landscape Management in the GMS
Senior environment and forestry officials from Yunnan and Guangxi met with representatives from the other five GMS countries to exchange experiences and lessons from biodiversity conservation work in transboundary landscapes.
Workshop on Biodiversity Conservation Corridor Impacts in Thailand's Western Forest Complex
This workshop will look at how Thailand's first biodiversity conservation corridor - in the Western Forest Complex - has made a difference to biodiversity and local livelihoods over the past decade.
2nd Training on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change
Thailand and Cambodia Transboundary Biodiversity Cooperation Meeting
Government officials from Cambodia and Thailand met to look at ways to increase biodiversity conservation cooperation in border areas of the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains landscape.
A draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was tabled for discussion, outlinin...
Cambodia and Thailand Study Visit to Eastern Forest Complex, Cardamom Mountains Landscape
Government officials from Thailand and Cambodia visited the Eastern Forest Complex to exchange experience on biodiversity conservation and to identify opportunities for collaboration in the Cardamon and Elephant Mountains landscape that straddles both countries.
Specific objectives of the field visit were to:
- Discuss the establishment of a multi-sector policy and technical working group to plan and manage the Cardamom and Elephant Mountains TBL and collaboration mechanisms between relevant provinces in the two countries.
- To assess and identify the potential of a TBL management strategy, establishing biodiversity corridors, and to source investment opportunit...
Video: Rare Plant and Animal Species Find Sanctuary in PRC's Tropical Rainforest
Biodiversity corridors have been introduced in threatened tropical areas of Yunnan province, People's Republic of China, with ADB support. The program is ensuring the survival of rare plant and animal species, while eco-farming practices provide local communities with sustainable livelihoods.