West and Central Africa

Mbao, in the suburbs of Dakar - Senegal

ASAN celebrates its 25 years

The Senegalese Association of the Friends of Nature (ASAN) celebrated its 25th birthday on December 20th and 21st, 2008 at Mbao, in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal. This birthday which devotes the maturity of the organization, was the occasion to pay a vibrating tribute to the President of ASAN, Mr. Alioune Diagne Mbor, for his fight in favour of the protection of nature. …   | French

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Climate change: The ministers in charge for Environment prepare After 2012

The African Ministerial conference on Climate change for after 2012, was held in Alger from November 19th to 20th, 2008. It was preceded by a meeting of experts and African focal points, organized in Alger from November 16th to 18th, 2008. …   | French

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Earth observation and geoinformation for governance in Africa.

The 7th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) was held in Accra, Ghana from October 27th to 30th 2008. It brought together delegates from about forty countries of the world (scientists, political decision makers, private sector, African universities and elsewhere, etc). …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Atelier UNEP d'Accra sur le SIG - Monitoring des écosystèmes et visualisation

Build the capacities for a better follow-up of the ecosystems in Africa

On October 25th and 26th, 2008, a workshop was organized in Accra, Ghana to build the capacities of the actors on the analysis of satellite data and visualization for a follow-up of the ecosystems. …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Eléphants du TOGO

Appui au développement de projets de conservation des éléphants au Togo

Une mission du Programme du Groupe de Spécialistes de l’Eléphant d’Afrique (GSEAf) en Afrique de l’Ouest a séjourné au Togo du 05 au 17 Novembre 2008. …  

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Reform of CEFDHAC: National fora established

Workshops were organized in November 2008 to establish national fora, respectively in Kigali in Rwanda, Bujumbura in Burundi and Sao Tome and Principe. …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Le REJEFAC organise son Assemblée Générale

es membres du Réseau des Jeunes pour les Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (REJEFAC) se sont réunis en Assemblée générale du 30 au 31 octobre 2008 à Douala au Cameroun. …  

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Information and communication to fight against climate change.

From October 26th to 31st, 2008 a workshop was held in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on the topic “Implications of climate change on the sustainable agricultural productions in the ACP countries: which information and communication strategies?” …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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Atelier du Benin sur les Changements Climatiques

Dialog for climate change control

rom October 18th to 22nd 2008, the city of Cotonou, Benin hosted the conference on the sub regional dialog on climate change in West Africa in the countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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World forum on sustainable development: experts and decision-makers met.

With the sponsorship of Mrs. Wangari Maathaï, Nobel Peace Prize and Ambassador of good will for the Congo basin, the 6th world forum on sustainable development was held in Brazzaville, Congo from October 27th to 30th, 2008 on the topic “Africa-Environment Globalization”. …   | French

09 Mar 2009 | News story
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