The 2009 State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) report released last week in Rome produced very much the same findings as the previous report released in 2007. The document, published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at the Committee on Fisheries (COFI), reported that global trends in marine fish stocks have continued to deteriorate slightly. …
By Dr. Mark Smith, Head of the Water Programme, IUCN, and Dr. Ger Bergkamp, Director General of the World Water Council.
Even as climate science at last brings political action, an unfortunate and unnecessary rift has arisen between those striving to prevent emissions above and those working to adapt to the consequences below. …
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
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
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
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
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