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Le Programme Cameroun de l’UICN-PACO signe un accord de collaboration avec la Société d’Exploitation Forestière et Agricole du Cameroun (SEFAC)

L'UICN au Cameroun signe un accord de collaboration avec la SEFAC

Le 04 Juin 2010, s’est déroulée dans la salle de réunion de la Société d’Exploitation Forestière et Agricole du Cameroun (SEFAC) à Libongo au Cameroun, la cérémonie de signature de l’accord de collaboration entre le Programme Cameroun de l’UICN-PACO et la SEFAC, portant sur le développement des activités du Programme « Paysage et Moyens d’Existence » (LLS) autour des concessions du Groupe SEFAC.  

22 Jun 2010 | Fact sheet
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L’UICN-PACO signe un accord de siège en République Centrafricaine (RCA) à travers le Ministère des Eaux, Forêts, Chasse et Pêche et le Ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Ecologie

L'UICN-PACO et la République Centrafricaine signent un accord de siège

Le 02 Juin 2010 à Bangui, s’est déroulée dans la salle de réunion du Ministère des Eaux, Forêts, Chasse et Pêche, la cérémonie de signature de l’accord de siège de l’UICN en République Centrafricaine (RCA). Cet accord porte sur l’appui à la mise en œuvre de la politique forestière et environnementale de la RCA.  

22 Jun 2010 | Fact sheet

Une vue du panel

Validation ministérielle du dialogue régional pour les forêts d’Afrique de l’Ouest

Les ministres de l’environnement des pays de la Communauté Economique des Etats d'Afrique de l'Ouest (CEDEAO) se sont réunis à Cotonou au Bénin le 11 juin 2010, avec leurs partenaires dont l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'Alimentation et l'Agriculture (FAO) et l’Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature (UICN). Ils ont vigoureusement soutenu l’idée d’ouvrir un dialogue forestier en Afrique de l’Ouest pour renforcer la paix entre les pays. …  

21 Jun 2010 | News story
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Waya Island, Fiji, Oceania

Ridge to Reef workshop develops new global initiative

Healthy well-managed river basins and coastal areas, where people and nature thrive, is the vision behind the development of a new IUCN initiative 'Ridge to Reef'. …  

21 Jun 2010 | News story

Arborvitae 41

arborvitae Issue 41 - Forest finance

 Forest finance

  • Livelihoods and landscapes: So far, the expectations of PES as a market-based solution for conservation and development have not been met.
  • Feature: Do public goods always have to remain public?
  • REDD: We cannot wait to act on REDD-plus.
  • Local forests: Why, despite their global significance, has so little external investment flowed to local forest enterprises – especially in the South?
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17 Jun 2010 | Downloads - publication

Tacaná project

Investing in Water Knowledge - Sharing WANI Lessons between Oceania and Central America

Remote communities and watershed challenges such as disaster risk reduction, are what we share” said Dr. Milika Sobey, Water Coordinator for the IUCN Oceania Regional Office based in Fiji. …  

15 Jun 2010 | News story

Logging in Amazon forests with forest certification

Last chance! Participate in survey on forest certification and biodiversity

The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) is looking for interested individuals to complete a simple on- line survey on forest certification and biodiversity - deadline 15 June 2010. …  

14 Jun 2010 | News story


Signs of renewed confidence in Bonn, but action still urgent

Climate talks in Bonn healed some of the wounds left by the great disappointment of the Copenhagen Climate Summit last December. Following two weeks of talks under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), there is now renewed hope that the building blocks for a global climate deal can be adopted at the next summit in Cancun, Mexico at the end of 2010, says IUCN. …  

11 Jun 2010 | International news release

The reflection of the rainforest in the black waters of the Amazon, Brazil

Sharing the benefits of REDD

Full participation of forest communities is indispensable for REDD-plus (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, plus conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks) to be a success, the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) says in a new study. …  

10 Jun 2010 | News story


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