At a meeting in London, Taiwanese UK Representative, Dr Shen has handed over to BirdLife Chief Executive Dr Marco Lambertini the 2012 contribution from the Forestry Bureau to three top priority BirdLife conservation projects in Madagascar, Cambodia and Sao Tome.
The Forestry Bureau of Taiwan has contributed annually to international conservation through BirdLife programmes since the year 2000 .
“We appreciate the long standing support of the Forestry Bureau to a number of high priority global conservation programmes, and the appreciation for our work across the world through local conservation societies”, said Dr Lambertini.
The beginning of a new era in formal cooperation between BirdLife International and China has begun with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the BirdLife International Partnership and the China Ornithological Society.
Over the last two years, under a BirdLife International Local Empowerment Programme project funded by Toyota Motor Corporation and Nando Peretti Foundation, communities in the buffer zones around forest reserves