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How Belarus uses degraded peatlands rewetting to conserve unique biodiversity of its bogs.

Restoring degraded peatlands through re-wetting is simple, efficient and accessible nature-based solution to cut carbon emissions and halt biodiversity loss.  


Preparations launched to eliminate Belarus’ largest stockpile of obsolete pesticides.

The international technical assistance project “Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Chemicals in the Republic of Belarus, GEF-6” is conducting a frontal monitoring of the…  


Why do we need to know about our peatlands?

Read our blog on how a digital registry advances wetlands protection and sustainable management in Belarus.  


Black-alder forests can help restore Belarus’ peatlands and benefit the economy

Together with national partners UNDP helps explore the cost and benefits of planting black alder trees on the disturbed peatlands to mitigate climate change, combat land degradation, and bring…  


The economics of restored peatlands: why we invested in the rehabilitation of Zhada bog.

At the end of 2020, UNDP, the GEF, MinEnv finished the restoration at Zhada bog on about 5,000 ha. Hopes rise that the first signs that the damaged ecosystem is returning back to life can be visible…  


Belarus will say goodbye to 700 tons of unwanted pesticides in 2021.

GEF and UNDP will help #Belarus with the removal and disposal of 700 tons of unwanted pesticides stored in warehouses of various agricultural organizations in Viciebsk and Hrodna regions.  


UNDP Launches a New Support Mechanism to Help Belarus Fight COVID-19 and Its Consequences

UNDP will join forces with national and local partners, international organizations, businesses and NGOs to undertake coordinated action aiming to stop COVID-19 spread and help mitigate the risk and…  

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