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It is a great pleasure to add my support to the Tullstorp Stream project, Sweden, and their application for VCA designation. [Published: 2015]
VCA Reports, Agriculture and Ranching, Europe
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The Tullstorp Stream restoration project in southern Sweden is a promising initiative to improve the living conditions for fauna and flora in intensively cultivated farmland at the same time as reducing the eutrophication of the Baltic Sea. Already after the first 4-5 years positive impacts have been registered for birds associated wetlands whilst the living conditions fish and bottom fauna is more or less unchanged. [Published: 2015]
VCA Reports, Agriculture and Ranching, Europe
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I am pleased to add my support to the proposal for Tetepare to become a Verified Conservation Area. I havb worked closely with the Tetepare Descendants' Association (TDA) in the conservation of Tetepare lsland and its surrounding coral reefs for t7 years, including the last decade as Patron of TDA.  [Published: 2016]
VCA Reports, Oceania
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VCA registration offers an independently verified approach to biodiversity management.  Our expectation is that a VCA registration for Tetepare will greatly reduce the risk of biodiversity loss in the project area by increasing the opportunity for critically needed financing.     [Published: 2016]
VCA Reports, Oceania
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I have volunteered to write this recommendation for Sinyala Forest Management Plan because I am very grateful for the contributions I am making to support the existence of Sinyala Forest Area and I am very confident that this information will be valued. [Published: 2018]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Protected Areas, Africa
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The management of the chosen area is an attempt to conserve and protect the ecological integrity of the components that are present through the formulation of a strategic plan that is for a specific life span. This plan will seek to maintain its biodiversity conservation functions, continue providing services such as recreation and research, and increase the availability of non-wood forest products and eventually help to empower sustainable management of the forest. As stipulated by the manager under consultation with key stakeholders shall develop a local resource management plan for the protection and sustainable use of the natural resources, specifically for Sinyala community. [Published: 2018]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Protected Areas, Africa
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I hereby approve that Sinyala VFA be registered as a VCA to enhance and alleviate the devastating effects of deforestation which usually affect wildlife and help manage the Area.   [Published: 2017]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Protected Areas, Africa
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High levels of deforestation are being attributed by demand for land from an increasing population. Much of the population expansion is in rural areas where people are poor and almost completely dependent on natural resources for their livelihood. Then a forest management plan for Sinyala VFA is being developed to help in reduction of forest loss and encroachment so that the Sinyala VFA is conserved for the benefit of both humans and wildlife.  [Published: 2017]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Protected Areas, Africa
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The management plan is purposively to have a positive impact on biodiversity by preventing deforestation, forest degradation and biodiversity degradation.

The management plan is compliant with the VCA Standard. [Published: 2017]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Asia
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Nugum Lunang, Lelum Tano’ - Sustainable Forest, Safe Earth
Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Dayak Punan Long Adiu Customary Community Territory, Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia
Conservation Management Plan (CMP)  Submitted by Lembaga Pemerhati dan Pemberdayaan Dayak Punan Malinau (LP3M)
Prepared with technical assistance from LTS International and Daemeter Consulting provided through the Sustainable Forest and Biodiversity Management in Borneo project, funded by the Asian Development Bank (TA-8331-INO) and implemented by the Republic of Indonesia, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Directorate of Ecosystem Services on Conservation Areas (DESCA). [Published: 2017]
VCA Reports, Forestry, Asia
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