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COP15: International cooperation in biodiversity protection

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

To protect these elephants, China and Laos have designated an area of some 200,000 hectares on the border as the "The China-Laos transboundary biodiversity reserve."

Key Points: 
  • To protect these elephants, China and Laos have designated an area of some 200,000 hectares on the border as the "The China-Laos transboundary biodiversity reserve."
  • Meanwhile, the situation described above shows people that in order to truly achieve the ideal state of "harmonious coexistence between humans and nature," cross-border cooperation in biodiversity protection is of paramount importance.
  • In fact, similar to its cooperation with Laos, China has established transboundary protection areas (PA) and ecological corridors with many other countries such as Russia and Mongolia.
  • It also reflects the spirit of upholding multilateralism and foster global synergy on biodiversity protection and governance.

Metaverse Game "DeHorizon" Closes $8.5M Pre-A Round Led By Sfermion, Dragonfly Capital and Everest Ventures Group

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 7:09am

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DeHorizon Foundation, the team behind DeHorizon, today announced that DeHorizon has completed an $8.5 million Pre-A round led by Sfermion, Dragonfly Capital and Everest Ventures Group for upcoming blockchain-based MMO/RPG DeVerse.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DeHorizon Foundation, the team behind DeHorizon, today announced that DeHorizon has completed an $8.5 million Pre-A round led by Sfermion, Dragonfly Capital and Everest Ventures Group for upcoming blockchain-based MMO/RPG DeVerse.
  • "GameFi presents an opportunity to bring the next billion users into the crypto economy," said Bo Feng, managing partner at Dragonfly Capital.
  • DeHorizon Foundation is dedicated to creating DeHorizon a community-powered Game Metaverse, making "Play for fun and to Earn" come into reality.
  • More information can be acquired from their website: https://www.dehorizon.fun/
    The Pre-A round was led by Sfermion, Dragonfly Capital and Everest Ventures Group with Animoca Brands, Yield Guild Games, Mechanism Capital, Gumi Cryptos Capital, Infinity Venture Crypto, Akatsuki Inc, BitScale, Republic Realm, Youbi Capital, Bybit, The Lao, LD Capital, Momentum 6, Dialectic, Stable Node, Kardia Ventures, Tess Ventures, Meteorite Labs, Taureon, Ruby Capital, Jsquare, Zonff Partners, Pluto Capital, WaYi, Formless Capital, Crasolum, Lucid Blue Ventures, Puzzle Ventures, Maeve Ventures, Blockdream Ventures.

JSI to Implement New USAID Maternal, Newborn, and Child Nutrition Activity in Laos

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:43pm

BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. has been selected to lead the new USAID Laos Maternal Child Health and Nutrition Activity.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. has been selected to lead the new USAID Laos Maternal Child Health and Nutrition Activity.
  • The 5-year, $35 million activity will support the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) to design, manage, and monitor high-quality and integrated reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services.
  • This work strengthens local capacity to improve health outcomes while weaving gender equality throughout the approach.
  • We have helped improve the capacity of health systems in over 80 countries to deliver high-quality maternal, newborn, and child health services.