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Georgia pledges to a low-emission future

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The FINANCIAL — Georgia’s national path to achieving a climate-proof and economically and socially prosperous future was discussed last week at a workshop organised by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture and the Regional Environmental Center for the Caucasus (RECC).   Aiming to push forward the process of creating a national strategy for low-emission development, the participants focused on the long-term vision of reforms needed to accelerate economic growth while limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and boosting investments in low-carbon technologies. They also discussed concrete…

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Georgia pledges to a low-emission future

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The FINANCIAL — Georgia’s national path to achieving a climate-proof and economically and socially prosperous future was discussed last week at a workshop organised by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture and the Regional Environmental Center for the Caucasus (RECC).…

First Biosphere Reserve in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Protected areas (PAs) exit in Georgia for over a century, and the first one to receive the PA status was the Lagodekhi Nature Reserve. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) data of 2019, Georgia has 87 protected areas falling under five different IUCN categories, namely: 14 state reserves,…