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EU funds support great ape habitats in Africa & Asia:

EU funds support great ape habitats in Africa & Asia:

Nairobi, 29 August 2016: The European Union is a major funder of UNEP’s work, and the European Commission (EC) funds specific projects. In this article we look at two UN Environment (UNEP) ecosystems-related projects funded exclusively by the EC – one on the value of ecosystems, and one relating toThe Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP). In 2012, the EC provided €4 million to allow Bhutan, Ecuador, Liberia, Philippines and Tanzania to do an Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) country study. This was the start of a project titled Reflecting the Value of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Policymaking , which will run up to June 2017. Under the project, UNEP is supporting national and local capacity in these countries to produce assessments of ecosystem services, as well as guidance on how to include the recommendations in policymaking. TEEB is a global initiativ...

Full article: http://unep.org/stories/ecosystems/European-Commission-fu...

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