África Central y del Oeste

Visuel 2015 du concours de journalisme "Eau et environnement"

Lauréats de la deuxième édition du concours de journalisme « Eau et Environnement »

Le Programme Afrique Centrale et Occidentale de l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN/PACO) et le Partenariat Régional de l’Eau de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (GWP-AO) ont annoncé les lauréats de la seconde édition du Concours « Journalisme Eau et Environnement » …  

13 Mar 2015 | News story

Parcelles

Le barrage de Fomi peut catalyser la réforme foncière en Guinée

Les représentants des ministères de l'Énergie et de l'Hydraulique, de l'Agriculture, et de la Ville et de l’Aménagement du Territoire se sont réuni à Conakry les 4 et 5 mars pour parler de réformes visant à régir l'expropriation foncière et la compensation des exploitants familiaux affectés par les grands projets infrastructurels d'utilité publique …  

12 Mar 2015 | News story

BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance

Bridge-Africa : pour une plus grande coopération par la diplomatie et la gestion transfrontalière de l’eau

Au cours du mois de février le projet Bridge Africa a démarré officiellement Ses activités. En Afrique Centrale et Occidentale BRIDGE intervient dans les bassins du Lac Tchad et du Mano River pour la mise en œuvre d’une gestion efficace de l’eau. …  

10 Mar 2015 | News story

Virunga National Park

Improving protected area management effectiveness in West and Central Africa

In West and Central Africa, BIOPAMA is progressing with its capacity development strategy, and one of the first key actions is to develop a training manual on how to collect, manage, and analyze data for monitoring protected areas management effectiveness. This was possible during a regional key partners’ workshop, held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 23 -28 February 2015. …  

10 Mar 2015 | News story

Garba Tula drylands project, Kenya

Pastoralism provides crucial services to humanity, can support green economy transition

Better management of neglected sector would boost water regulation and biodiversity and sequester up to 9.8 per cent of anthropogenic carbon emissions …   | French

09 Mar 2015 | News story

pygmy hippo, protected area Wonegizi

First steps to protecting key Pygmy Hippo habitat in Liberia

Pygmy Hippos  (Hippopotamus guldbergi– and moreover, conservation of this critically endangered species, and their forest habitat – are little known, underfunded and largely ignored.  

03 Mar 2015 | News story

Sundarbans cyclone

IUCN Director General joins French State visit to the Philippines to mobilise support for a global climate agreement

At the invitation of French President François Hollande, IUCN’s Director General, Inger Andersen, travelled with a high-level delegation this week to the Philippines to see first-hand the impacts of climate change on the island nation and mobilise support for a global climate deal which is expected to be signed later this year in Paris. …   | French

28 Feb 2015 | News story

SOS Mosaic

SOS is Your Story

The SOS story is made of many individual stories – those of the species, community members, rangers, law enforcers, project volunteers, community members, schoolchildren, species experts, logistics people and photographers to name just a few.  
 

26 Feb 2015 | News story

Manta Rays in the Maldives

Getting #SeriousAboutWildlifeCrime

What do camels use to hide themselves? Camelflauge of course! If you search the Internet for wildlife jokes, you will find many – some good, some not so good. But you will find them. …  

26 Feb 2015 | News story

African landscape

Blog: A picture is worth a thousand words. So how much is a video worth?

By Claire Warmenbol. That question came to mind when I watched the video of our WISE-UP project, recently broadcast on Deutsche Welle TV. It shows what the project does, no, it brings to life what the project does…in just over 6 minutes. …  

25 Feb 2015 | News story

West and Central Africa Regional Office