West and Central Africa

Photo de famille du CLE

Le CLE de la Sirba tient son AG à Fada

Dans le cadre de l’appui du Projet « Global Water Initiatives –Burkina Faso» (GWI-GWI-Burkina Faso) en vu du renforcement de la fonctionnalité des instances de gestion des ressources en eau, s’est tenue, le mercredi 9 mai 2012, la 2ème Assemblée Générale du Comité Local de L’eau en queue du bassin de la Sirba (CLE Q Sirba, dans une des salles de réunion de l’hôtel de ville de Fada N’Gourma.
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21 May 2012 | News story

L'équipe de la revue en visite de terrain

L’équipe CC/ASDI fait son bilan annuel

Du 3 au 4 mai 2012 s’est tenue la revue annuelle du projet « accroissement de la capacité adaptative des communautés locales au changement climatique » de l’UICN (CC-Asdi/UICN). …  

21 May 2012 | News story

Vice minister speaking with rural village community

Report Calls for REDD+ to Invest in Forest Communities

Income generated from REDD+ should be given to forest communities to invest in their future, recommends a new report by The Forests Dialogue (TFD). Investing locally in this way should be part of understanding REDD+ as integral to broader development among forest-dependent communities. 

16 May 2012 | News story

Couverture Mauritanie: Nature et Paysage

Education environnementale : lancement officiel d’un outil pédagogique

C’est le premier d’une série d’outils pédagogiques d’éducation environnementale que le Programme Régional d’Education Environnementale (PREE). …  

16 May 2012 | News story

Couverture

Large dams in West Africa: building dialogue

Large dams have brought significant benefits in West Africa and are likely to provide more in the future. Providing electricity, improving irrigation, supplying drinking water are some of the benefits from large dams for communities in the region. Yet, the development of such infrastructures shouldn’t come at the expense of ecosystems and the people who depend on them. The implementation of large hydraulic structures requires careful consultation between all stakeholders involved. Lessons from such processes are explained and illustrated in a new publication produced by the IUCN West and Central Africa office. …   | French

16 May 2012 | News story
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African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

New online elephant database launched

ElephantDatabase.org, a joint project of the IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) and Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG), is a new site where the latest information from elephant surveys across Africa and Asia is easily accessible. …  

16 May 2012 | News story

Ghana Forest

ECOWAS Dialogue on forests: Ghana Forest stakeholders validate national forest convergence plan report

Ghana’s draft national forestry report validated as the country’s contribution to the attainment of a West African Convergence plan for the conservation and sustainable management of forest ecosystems in the sub-region. …   | French

14 May 2012 | News story
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Photo de groupe des participants à la formation TOP-SECAC

Changement climatique et planification du développement : les capacités des parties prenantes renforcées au Sénégal

Des responsables des services de la planification et de la gestion de l’environnement aux niveaux régional et rural ainsi que des acteurs locaux (conseillers ruraux, responsables de comités d’adaptation aux changements climatiques entre autres), ont été formés sur la Trousse à Outils de Planification et Suivi-Evaluation des Capacités d’Adaptation au Changement Climatique (TOP-SECAC). …  

14 May 2012 | News story
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Rio+20: UN Conference on Sustainable Development

About the Rio+20 Conference

2012 is an important year for the international community and IUCN. The Rio+20 Conference will be held in June and, two months later, the IUCN World Conservation Congress will take place in Jeju. …  

14 May 2012 | News story

West and Central Africa Regional Office