In collaboration with the Universities of Napier, Bangor and Edinburgh in the UK and the Kenyan Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Ecometrica was involved in the training of three KMFRI employees from Kenya in Edinburgh, in mapping using remote sensing, GIS and stakeholder participation. We also carried out a 5 day training course for 17 individuals with participants from Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania. Ecometrica’s role was to provide the CAMARV project team with the technical requirements necessary for developing PES projects, including appropriate facilitation and field techniques. The project aims to build sustainable networks between Northern and Southern institutions for the management of natural resources to support Ecosystem Services and contribute to the alleviation of poverty. The overall aim of the project is to develop the tools, datasets and network needed to alleviate pressure on mangroves through payments for ecosystem services in East Africa.
Capacity Building For Mangrove Assessment Restoration And Valuation In East Africa
The Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilience Rule is a requirement for major Federal contractors to set science-based targets and publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related financial risks.
In this blog post, we have broken down the requirements to help get Canadian companies and financial institutions up to speed on their mandatory climate reporting
In the US, climate disclosure has been voluntary (for the majority of the market) for years. It looks like things are about to change with the U.S. SEC proposing a rule towards making climate risk disclosures mandatory.