West and Central Africa

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WISE-UP to Climate: New project on water and climate adaptation

WISE-UP to Climate, a new project recently launched by the IUCN Global Water Programme, will demonstrate natural infrastructure as a 'nature-based solution' for climate change adaptation and sustainable development. …  

25 Sep 2013 | News story

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Forum marin et côtier : la 7è édition se prépare

Le Partenariat régional pour la conservation de la zone côtière et marine en Afrique de l’ouest (PRCM) organise la 7è édition du forum régional marin et côtier à Dakar au Sénégal du 25 au 29 Novembre 2013 sur le thème : « Investir dans la conservation marine et côtière pour le bien être des populations ». …  

18 Sep 2013 | News story

Online IUCN Red List Training Course

IUCN Red List Training Course Now Online

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding international, regional and national conservation. Prompted by the Red List’s increasing popularity and a growing need for Red List training around the world, IUCN in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has developed the first online IUCN Red List Training Course. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

Woman with baby at local water well, Zambia.

Petit mais costaud : le Programme des Petites Initiatives

Le premier appel à projets de la quatrième phase du Programme des Petites Initiatives (PPI) est ouvert aux ONG africaines des pays éligibles. …  

13 Sep 2013 | News story

Couverture de la note d'information sur les politiques environnementales en Afrique de l'Ouest

Making the regional environmental policy an effective tool for governance and integration in West Africa

IUCN-PACO publishes an information note on regional environmental policies of West Africa. This booklet is designed to know the policies and to present suggested improvements, identified in a regional workshop, to support their implementation. …   | French

11 Sep 2013 | News story
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RDC : Le projet sur la liste rouge relancé

Du 14 au 17 août 2013, le bureau de l’UICN en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) a organisé au Jardin Botanique de Kisantu, un atelier d’évaluation des données collectées en vue d’élaborer la liste rouge des essences ligneuses. …  

10 Sep 2013 | News story
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Julia Marton-Lefèvre

IUCN prepares to recruit its next Director General

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, the longest serving Director General of IUCN, has expressed her intention to step down next year, after nearly eight years at the helm of the organization. The process of recruiting her successor has now officially been launched and the IUCN Council’s Search Committee will develop a Terms of Reference for this position shortly. …  

05 Sep 2013 | News story

Snow Leopard Leo

IUCN welcomes Snow Leopard born in Bronx Zoo, calls for more local conservation action

IUCN celebrates the birth of the son of Leo the Snow Leopard, himself a rescued orphan from Pakistan in 2005. The cub was born on April 9 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. …  

30 Aug 2013 | News story

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Stratégie genre en matière de REDD+ et adaptation aux Changements Climatiques en Afrique Centrale

Ce document de stratégie genre en matière de REDD+ et adaptation au changement climatique est le fruit du travail de l’équipe du Réseau Femmes Africaines pour le Développement Durable (REFADD) et ses partenaires. …  

27 Aug 2013 | News story

Couverture du bulletin Inf'O «Financement de l’eau et protection de la ressource en Afrique de l’Ouest»

Lack of protection threatens the source of life for today and tomorrow!

The new edition of Inf'O, the newsletter on water and environment, is dedicated to the theme "Financing water and resource protection in West Africa." It was produced in collaboration with the Regional Water Partnership for West Africa (GWP-WA) as part of the Initiative for Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management (PREMI). …   | French

27 Aug 2013 | News story
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