2013

12B-02-08

Mali's Warzone Elephants

The year–long and now escalating conflict in Mali poses a real threat to the Gourma Elephants, so WILD Foundation, an SOS grantee, has adjusted its planning and on-the-ground work to anticipate issues that may arise. Originally awarded a Rapid Action Grant by SOS to train and deploy mobile anti-poaching teams, this activity has been put on hold until the conflict in the region calms down. Meanwhile the following article is an adaptation of an original blog post written by Dr. Susan Canney, Project Leader with the Mali Elephant Project in association with Nomba Ganame, Project Coordinator on the ground in Mali outlining other activities initiated by WILD Foundation. This article addresses the impact of the conflict on the elephant range; the status of the anti-poaching efforts and how the project is adapting through mobilising the young men of the area.   …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

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PDL : Le Comité de pilotage des villages périphériques au Parc National de Nouabalé Ndoki (PNNN) tient sa 1ère session

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du processus d’élaboration des Plans de Développement Locaux (PDL), financé par le PACEBCo, l’UICN a organisé à Pokola du 25 au 26 Janvier 2013 dans la Salle de réunion Sapeli, la première session du Comité de pilotage des villages périphériques au Parc National de Nouabalé Ndoki (PNNN). …  

30 Jan 2013 | Article

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CARPE : launched of the Seventh Phase of their Small Grants Program

The Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) and IUCN-The World Conservation Union wish to inform the general public that they have just launched the Seventh Phase of their Small Grants Program. We receive applications from January 29, 2013 to February 28, 2013. The main objective of the program is to strengthen civil society organisations to 1) Conserve and sustainably manage forest resources in Central Africa; and 2) facilitate the implementation of REDD+ processes and programs to mitigate the negative effect of climate change. …   | French

30 Jan 2013 | Article

Les participants a l'atelier, en pleine concertation

Le Groupe de Travail Climat de la COMIFAC fait le point après Doha

Suite à la participation active de la sous région Afrique centrale la 18ème Conférence des Parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP-18) Doha (Qatar) va accueillir du 28 novembre au 07 décembre 2012, Il a été organisé du 19 au 20 décembre 2012, à l’hôtel Maképé Palace à Douala, Cameroun un atelier de décryptage des recommandations de Doha, dans la cadre du Groupe de Travail Climat (GTC) de la COMIFAC. …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

Les femmes acclament le succès de leur implication au processus

Les femmes du Cameroun valident leur stratégie d’implication au processus REDD+

Dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des initiatives sur la REDD+, l’UICN a organisé un atelier à Mbalmayo, du 22 au 23 janvier 2013 dont le but était de procéder à la validation de la  stratégie d’implication des femmes au processus REDD au Cameroun. Cet atelier a connu la participation d’une trentaine de femmes représentant les organisations de la société civile travaillant sur le genre, les administrations et les populations autochtones provenant des différentes zones agro-écologiques du pays. …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Horizon of certainty: industry calls for long-term policy to drive innovation in managing natural resources

A group including European policy-makers, environmental experts and industry members were invited at a recent event to reflect on the question “Is there a role for innovation in the sustainable management of raw materials?”. The event was the first on this topic since the launch of the new Working Group on “Business and Raw Materials” under the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development.” …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

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Video interview: Mark Smith on Post 2015 Water Consultation

Mark Smith, Director IUCN Water, answers three key questions explaining the 'Water for Nature, Nature for Water' stream of the UN-led Post 2015 Water Consultation Process. This process, entitled 'The World We Want', gathers people's priorities and helps build a collective vision that will be used by the UN and World Leaders to plan a new development agenda launching in 2015, one based on the aspirations of all citizens. View the video and join in the live discussion taking place now! …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

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Construction de la Liste rouge des écosystèmes au Maroc

 Au sein du projet TRANSHABITAT, financé par le programme POCTEFEX de l'Union Européenne, le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée (UICN-Med) travaille en collaboration avec d'autres partenaires pour la construction de la Liste Rouge des écosystèmes au Maroc. …   | Spanish

29 Jan 2013 | News story

Infographic: Ecoservices, healthy balanced system

BLOG: Getting the message across: the joy of infographics

By James Dalton, Coordinator Global Initiatives, IUCN Water. "I am an engineer. I like to see how and why things work the way they do, and like to focus on how to make things work better, including projects and programmes. …  

29 Jan 2013 | News story
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SOS, Golden Mantella Frog

In Golden Ponds

It is a symbolic irony the Golden Mantella frog’s habitat and the species’ very survival is under threat due to the proliferation of artisanal gold mining among the rivers and ponds that form its jungle habitat in Madagascar’s Mangabe region.   …  

29 Jan 2013 | News story