Créé à l’issue du processus de régionalisation et de décentralisation engagé par le Secrétariat de l’UICN en 2006, le Programme pour l’Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO) est né de la fusion des programmes Afrique Centrale et Afrique de l’Ouest. Son unité de coordination (le bureau régional) est basée à Ouagadougou au Burkina Faso.
20 Aug 2014 | Article
Capacity development for protected areas management is universally accepted as a top priority. And in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, many protected areas do not achieve their objectives of conserving key species, ecosystems and services, due to limited human and institutional capacity; particularly to access and use information to improve decision making. BIOPAMA (the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme) is responding to this challenge by developing capacity for protected area management through work at the regional level, and through wider collaboration with a range of global actors and local actors to develop and share best practices. Some of these will be showcased at the protected areas event of the decade: the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014. …
19 Aug 2014 | News story
Snow avalanches threaten people, towns and transport systems in many mountainous regions throughout the world. Growing scientific evidence now shows that forests have the potential to prevent avalanches from starting, which makes them a valuable means of protection with immediate impact. …
06 Aug 2014 | Article
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