UNDP To Protect 1.4Billion Hectares Of Land And Water Bodies


United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced to unveil a robust environment strategy to address unprecedented levels of global bio diversity loss.  UNDP hopes to protect 1.4 billion hectares of land and bodies of water, comparable to the area of Australia, India, Argentina combined.

UN under Gen. Secretary and UNDP associate administrator Ms. Rebeca Grynspan states that Human Survival depends heavily on Bio Diversity and healthy eco systems in the world has experienced unprecedented bio diversity loss and eco system degradation in the recent decades.

UNDP plans to strategize it’s the program in three categories where to integrate bio diversity and eco system management in to development plans, financing  the protected areas which can contributed to sustainable development and managing eco systems for adaptation and mitigation for climate change.

Under this new strategy UNDP will work with governments to find new ways to finance bio diversity management through domestic revenue, innovative financial mechanisms and donor funding from range of sources.