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How to overcome the language barrier for non-English speaking 6NR team

In Kyrgyzstan 6NR team consists of 8 hired experts and members of the working group from state institutions, NGOs and academia, almost all of them do not speak English, that is a common challenge for expert society in Kyrgyzstan. UNDP Kyrgyzstan decided to deliver all  6NR learning products and webinars to the 6NR team providing simultaneous translation to Russian. Listening and discussing  7 webinars on 6NR from NBSAP forum took 2 days.


Building upon the success of the Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) 2017 series of Capacity-Building Workshops and thanks to generous support from the Japan Biodiversity Fund, the European Commission, the CBD Secretariat, the African Wildlife Foundation, Engajamundo and the Telangana Forest

Learning Opportunity

UN Biodiversity Lab | Regional Orientation Webinar | Asia

We are excited to announce that the regional inception workshop on the UN Biodiversity Lab for Asia will take place on 29 August 2018! By the end of 2018, Parties are required to submit a Sixth National Report (6NR), and will need to use data and indicators to assess their progress.

Learning Opportunity

UNDP Afghanistan - International Consultant (Spatial Data Expert)

UNDP Afghanistan is looking for qualified Offeror for the following National Consultancy assignment under individual contract with UNDP/6th National Report to UN Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), Home based and Kabul, AFGHANISTAN. We appreciate your usual cooperation in circulating the advertisement as wider as possible. Interested Offeror may visit the link given below to see more details and to apply by the deadline given below.

Traditional Knowledge of Kyrgyz People for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

The Kyrgyz Republic is a developing country that facing many challenging issues after transition period, on the way of building independent economy, improving well-being of nation and conserving fragile natural resources for present and future generations. The problem of conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity is critical due to overuse of this natural asset. Therefore adaptation of Sustainable Development Goals for the needs of country’s development is very important, especially taking into account that Kyrgyz people has a long history of sustainable coexistence with environment.

Global Call SCBD-IDLO Capacity Building Establishing Measures to Implement the Nagoya Protocol

I am pleased to inform you that the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in partnership with the Secretariat has launched the second phase of a capacity-building programme to support the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) with the financial supp

Access and benefits sharing

Efficient food Management Western Nepal

Its Me Mr. Arjun Pande, 32 years, and I come from Nepal — a small yet beautiful
landlocked Himalayan country located in South Asia that shares its territorial borders with India and
China. I studied master degree in Business Management from the University of TU, Nepal in 2015.
Professionally, I am a development worker with more 5 years of working experience in agricultural
projects providing rural poor farmers with technical expertise to enhance their socio-economic

Ecological Corridors: Legal Framework for the Baekdu Daegan Mountain System (South Korea) I IUCN

This case study of the Baekdu Daegan Mountain System (BDMS) in South Korea is an example of how
a specific piece of legislation has been used to establish a biodiversity corridor in Asia. The BDMS is
a series of mountain ranges that runs from Mt Baekdu in North Korea to Mt Jiri in South Korea—the
backbone of the Korean peninsula. The mountains are high in ecological value and hold great cultural
and spiritual significance, yet they are under threat from increased road, rail and especially agricultural

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