Presentation on theme: "Www.povertyenvironment.net ADBs Poverty & Environment Program and an Update on www.PovertyEnvironment.Net David S. McCauley Senior Environmental Economist."— Presentation transcript:
www.povertyenvironment.net ADBs Poverty & Environment Program and an Update on www.PovertyEnvironment.Net David S. McCauley Senior Environmental Economist Asian Development Bank 12th Poverty and Environment Partnership Meeting Washington, DC
www.povertyenvironment.net ADBs PEP Structured Learning Exercise (Phase 1) – poverty-environment links and practices Pilot interventions, analysis, dissemination 16 grants – green, brown, vulnerabilities PovertyEnvironment.Net for capture/outreach Mainstreaming (Phase 2) –Targeted pilot activities and analyses –Incorporating P-E links at country & project levels –ADB resident mission capacities
www.povertyenvironment.net PovertyEnvironment.Net(/PEP) February 2004 PEP in Netherlands - members decided website should be established ADB has secured funding for the website for another 2 years at least
www.povertyenvironment.net Reminder - Website Objectives Promote poverty-environment initiatives by providing dedicated space for sharing and disseminating knowledge and lessons to tackle the environmental dimensions of poverty Foster informal exchange and collaboration with all potentially interested P-E stakeholders from Asia and other parts of the world Provide a dedicated PEP sub-website as a medium for information exchange among PEP members
www.povertyenvironment.net As of now: More than 800 documents indexed Category with most entries: Analytical Studies (619) Update: Americas (now 67 documents) The Sites
www.povertyenvironment.net Feature Articles and Partner in Focus – Focusing on one topic or organization and linked to related documents, events. New feature uploaded every month. Updates
www.povertyenvironment.net Links to Date PEP Members with Links on their Websites (as of Sept 2007 – thanks!): ADB, CIDA, DANIDA, EC-Envir, DFID, IrishAid, IUCN, IISD, OECD, SIDA, UNDP, UNEP, WWF, World Bank Missing PEP Members!! AfDB, FAO, GTZ, IADB, IIED, IDS, JBIC, Netherlands, Norway, SDC, SIWI, SEI, WHO, WRI Selected Others: Nature and PovertyPoverty & Conservation Learning Group Poverty Map Botanic Gardens Conservation International Goteborg University European Tropical Forest Research Network Sustainability WatchAfricaIntelligencia.com Rural Poverty PortalBritish Overseas NGOs for Development Development GatewayDrylands Coordination Group Wiser Earth BOND
www.povertyenvironment.net Looking Ahead PEP website as a learning tool – enhanced? ADB 2008 hosting of global PEP ADB PEP lessons learned – 2008 document Marketing of website as information resource Posting of presentations from 12 th PEP! Posting of environmental health paper Posting of Hamilton practices paper Other postings?
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