Afrique centrale et de l'ouest

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Projet « Elevage comme moyen de subsistance » : Restitution de l’étude de collecte des données de Base au Tchad

Dans le cadre du démarrage de ses activités, l’équipe du projet « Elevage comme moyen de subsistance » a commandité au Tchad tout comme dans les deux autres pays d’intervention du Projet (Cameroun et Nigeria), l’étude de collecte des données de base. Cette étude  a été menée pour identifier les portes d’entrée du projet de même que les différents sites prioritaires qui méritent une attention particulière en termes d’intervention. …  

20 Apr 2011 | News story
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L-R: Prof. David Okali, Mr. Peter Tarfa and Dr. Muiz Banire at the public presentation of the BNRCC Climate change documentaries.

Nigerian Member launches documentaries on Climate Change.

IUCN Member, Nigerian Environmental Study Action Team (NEST), has launched two films, “In the red zone” and “Water runs deep”, telling the story of climate change in Nigeria. …  

19 Apr 2011 | News story

Nigel Dudley Sue Stolton

The power of partnership

Nigel Dudley and Sue Stolton 2011 – United Kingdom

Nobody knows better the benefits that national parks and other protected areas bring to people and nature than Sue Stolton and Nigel Dudley, and no one has worked harder to bring this knowledge to bear in saving the world’s natural wealth. …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story

Better than working in an office!

Winning hearts and minds

Lalao Aigrette - Madagascar

For decades, biologists have campaigned for marine reserves, struggling with the mistrust or disapproval of fishermen. Lalao Aigrette, a dedicated Malagasy conservationist, is taking on this challenge amongst remote fishing communities in some of the most biodiverse regions of Madagascar. And she’s seeing some impressive results. …  

11 Apr 2011 | News story

Appel à communication forum régional membre 2011 PACO/call communication regional Forum PACO 2011

Appel à communication forum régional membre 2011 PACO / call for communication regional Forum PACO 2011 …  

06 Apr 2011 | News story

Pascal and Prudence

Conservation for peace

Prudence Mazambi and Pascal Murhula Balezi, the Democratic Republic of Congo 

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, despite the area’s instability and prevalent violence, two young conservationists fight to protect the environment through comics, theatre performances, radio programmes and reforestation initiatives. …  

04 Apr 2011 | News story

Huascarán, Ecuador

Acting beyond boundaries to address urban water challenge

You cannot optimize water in cities without looking at the natural water basin or catchment areas which are serving them” said Dr Mark Smith, Director of the IUCN Water Programme during a recent workshop at the UN World Water Day conference in Cape Town. …  

30 Mar 2011 | News story
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Pas de REDD sans les peuples autochtones et la société civile : le Cameroun lance le processus d’élaboration de la Readness Preparation Proposal (R-PP)

Le Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Protection de la Nature (MINEP) du Cameroun, avec l’appui technique et financier de l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature (UICN), a organisé  du 23 au 24 mars 2011 à Mbalmayo un atelier de sensibilisation et d’information des peuples autochtones et de la société civile sur le processus de Réduction des Emissions liées à la Déforestation et à la Dégradation des Forêts (REDD+). Cet atelier marque le lancement du processus d’élaboration du Readiness Plan Proposal (R-PP). …  

29 Mar 2011 | News story
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Remote and marginalized cultures that have survived in balance with nature for thousands of years will simply disappear if climate change is allowed to go unchecked much longer.

Search for Nature Photojournalist of the Year

Photojournalists, both professional and amateur, are invited to enter the first ever Nature Images Awards organised by IUCN and French nature magazine Terre Sauvage. Judges will be looking for entries which use inspirational images of nature to demonstrate the unique relationship between people and the natural world. …   | Chinese

29 Mar 2011 | News story

IUCN's new conservation centre

A new Neighbour

IUCN European Member FIBA (La Fondation Internationale du Banc d’Arguin) has recently settled into their new offices at our Conservation Center in Gland, Switzerland. …  

28 Mar 2011 | News story

West and Central Africa Regional Office