OSME is pleased to learn that progress is being made on developing an approach to sustainable hunting in the Middle East. A full report is available at
http://www.birdlife.org/middle-east/news . . .
Hunters from Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Yemen and Ethiopia have signed a Regional Declaration on Responsible Hunting , at a ceremony organised by the BirdLife International and UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project in coordination with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), BirdLife in Lebanon.