Socotra Governance & Biodiversity Project

As part of the activities celebrating the 2010 Year of Biodiversity and the Arabic Environment Day, the Socotra Governance & Biodiversity Project organised a series of environmental activities on Socotra. These included a drawing competition for schools, cleaning of Hadibo and Qalansiya, public events and planting fruit trees.

The week of events is summarized in a powerpoint presentation that you can easily download from here:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/2458124/SOCOTRA%20ENVIRONMENTAL%20WEEK.ppsx
Trees planted have been registered on the UNEP Billion Tree Campaign website.

Abduljameel has been particularly praised for his support and pro-active approach as well as the team of Environmental Protection Authority specialists who participated on the programme.

Further detauils can be obtained from Bohdana Rambouskova, Communication Officer, UNDP Yemen, Sana’a. (967 711 33 66 28, 967 770 138 453 www.socotraproject.org)

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