CEBU, PHILIPPINES, August 1, 2014 – Marine law enforcement officers from 10 countries gathered in the Philippines July 28-August 1, 2014 to begin an unprecedented regional cooperative training effort to counter the illegal smuggling of endangered and protected marine wildlife.
Papua New Guinea’s forestry stakeholders met today on national-level forest-related policy and legislation. They want to improve land and forest management and facilitate implementation of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+).
US-ASEAN Business Alliance for Competitive SMEs (‘Business Alliance’) sponsors a workshop for 150 small business owners and entrepreneurs from the Metro Manila area today at the New World Makati Hotel. They learn from leading global companies such as Baker & McKenzie, through their partner firm in the Philippines, Quisumbing Torres, eBay Inc., PayPal, FedEx, Google, and Procter & Gamble (P&G) how to become part of regional and global supply chains using the latest technology and business management tools.
In a step forward for the “Ridges-to-Reef” approach to managing Madang Province’s unique and stunning natural resources, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF) project is bringing together local communities, decision makers, NGOs, educators and government representatives for an innovative training designed to measure the amount of carbon contained in its forests.
Last updated: August 27, 2014