IRRI, UNEP launch new rice management standards

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on IRRI, UNEP launch new rice management standards 

CALAMBA CITY, Oct. 27 — The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), together with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launched on Tuesday the world's first standard for sustainable rice and more efficient standards for rice cultivation during the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting and General Assembly of Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) at the Crimson Hotel, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

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UNEP awards enforcement officers, authorities from Asia-Pacific region

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNEP awards enforcement officers, authorities from Asia-Pacific region 

BANGKOK, May 20 — The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) awarded Wednesday for 13 enforcement officers and authorities from Asia-Pacific region for their efforts in fighting illegal wildlife trade, chemicals and hazardous waste.

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UN to support fight against poaching in Africa

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN to support fight against poaching in Africa 

BRAZZAVILLE, April 28 — The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has said it will support efforts to fight against poaching as well as illegal sale of Africa's wildlife products.

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Solon says illegal entry of electronic waste in the country a health hazard

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon says illegal entry of electronic waste in the country a health hazard 

MANILA, Jan 20 — Rep. Terry L. Ridon (Partylist, Kabataan) has called for a congressional inquiry into the illegal entry of electronic waste in the country.

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