Working with private sector in biodiversity conservation

ROWA office has started recently engaging with the private sector in West Asia region for biodiversity conservation, in this session ROWA will present its experiences during the last period in engaging with private sector and promoting green economy .
ROWA will present its experience in working with private sector in conservation of nature particularly , in particular with HSBC bank in Jordan and Holcim Company in Lebanon, where there are two natural conservation projects are being implemented in this regard, with HSBC, a project with local community to promote and implement environmental friendly practices as adaptation measures to climate changes, and with Holcim another project aiming to restore one of Holcim’s abandoned quarry site in Lebanon .
The contribution will be throughout presenting a case study in how private sector can effectively engages in conservation of nature and easing the impacts of the climate changes on the livelihoods of the local community who is the most effected sector by the climate changes.
It is expected as well from this session that ROWA staff will benefit from others’ experiences in working with private sector in conserving the nature.

Geographical scope:

West Asia
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