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Key Fundraising Manual now available in Arabic

Mon, 19/10/2015
As part of a CEPF funded project in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot the fundraising guide “Institutional Fundraising for Conservation Projects” was translated to Arabic

Agreement consolidates decades of collaboration between OSME and BirdLife International

Tue, 25/08/2015
BirdLife International and the Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME) signed a memorandum of understanding during the Birdfair 2015.
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Guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture released

Mon, 27/07/2015
In an effort to address threats caused by unsustainable agriculture practices and to help the agriculture sector with bird conservation, the BirdLife-led MSB project has developed a set of guidelines for bird-sensitive agriculture development.

New book and mobile app to guide people’s interest in nature of Qatar

Thu, 28/05/2015
The first ever field guide book to the birds of Qatar and a mobile application - 'Qatar e-Nature' – have been produced by the Friends of the Environment Center in Qatar

International partnership aids wildlife conservation in Iraq

Thu, 19/02/2015
BirdLife's Iraqi Partner has been leading a wildlife study and education programme in Iraqi Kurdistan

Everyone’s agreed: a new grip on handling hunting in Lebanon

Tue, 10/02/2015
Awareness of hunting's negative effects needs to be improved, collectively, as hunting is a shared responsibility. Now there has been national agreement and endorsement for Responsible Hunting Areas through LEF’s CEPF-funded project.

Growing hope for plants in Lebanon

Sat, 17/05/2014
A collaborative team are on a data-collection mission to classify the extinction risk of rare and endemic Lebanese plants. Once determined, the team (funded by CEPF) can then target conservation and create Plant Micro-Reserves to protect these species.