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Anjana Varma created a new WIKI page 8 February 2017

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Anjana Varma posted news 26 September 2016

New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual SPREP meeting in Niue this week.

20 September 2016 to 21 September 2016
in Niue (Niue)
Organised bySPREP
Francesca Mancini uploaded a new Document 17 June 2016

FAO and WHO have released new guidelines aimed at reducing the damage done by pesticides that pose especially high toxic risks to human health and the environment.These guidelines expand upon the articles that address HHPs in the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide Management with the obje

Francesca Mancini uploaded a new Document 29 May 2016

This Technical Guidance Document addresses the need for mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services into agriculture, at the national level.

25 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
in (Belgium)
Organised byFAO

This workshop is organised to increase capacity to mainstream agriculture
into CBD National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs). The
event will

* Create greater awareness of environmental and agricultural institutions of
the contribution of ecosystem services and biodiversity to sustainable and
healthy agricultural production.

* Provide guidance to decision-makers on developing and implementing NBSAPs,
focusing specifically on the relevance of biodiversity and ecosystem
services in agricultural production, and highlighting successful
initiatives and best practices already in place in the East African

* Shared regional experiences in ecosystem services assessment, barriers to
adopting sustainable practices, and integrated approaches to support
conservation and productivity improvement, including private sector

* Policy recommendations for inter-sectoral and regional collaboration, and
improved coordination of public and private co-financing.

25 May 2016 to 26 May 2016
in Nairobi (Kenya)
Organised byFAO
Francesca Mancini uploaded a new Document 3 May 2016