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Réunion de coordination sur le PACO

Les responsables seniors des principaux bureaux de l'UICN dans la région ont fait le point sur le processus de création du Programme Régional pour l'Afrique du Centrale et de l'Ouest (PACO). Ils ont passé en revue les questions programmatiques, organisationnelles et financières qui vont permettre à l'UICN de travailler de façon plus efficace.
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02 Feb 2008 | News story

Vision 2025 de l'accès aux énergies modernes au Burkina Faso

Les principaux acteurs du secteur énergétique se sont retrouvés au cours d'un atelier sur la Vison 2025 de l'accès aux services énergétiques modernes au Burkina Faso. Elle vise à favoriser l'accès des populations rurales et périurbaines aux services de cuisson moderne, aux services productifs et au service électrique individuel, etc..
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02 Feb 2008 | News story

To Bee, or Not to Bee…

The plight of pollinators is causing worldwide concern. Not only are population numbers of many formerly abundant species dwindling, some species are disappearing altogether. …  

31 Jan 2008 | News story

Dr Galen Rathbun holding the newly discovered Rhynochocyon udzungwensis, a type of giant elephant shrew, or sengi

Discovery: First New Species Of Giant Elephant-Shrew In 126 Years

Dr. Galen Rathbun, Chair of the IUCN/SSC Afrotheria Specialist Group, and a team of collaborators confirmed the existence of a new species, Rhynochocyon udzungwensis, a type of giant elephant shrew, or sengi, in the mountains of Tanzania.  

31 Jan 2008 | News story

Forests and the European Union Resource Network

Launch of reform agenda in Liberia

A new report, launched in Monrovia today, proposes formalizing customary Liberian land ownership by registering it as private property. This would signal the launch of a reform agenda that would restore the forest land rights of the overwhelming majority of Liberia’s rural populations; made up of poor agrarian families and clans. …  

30 Jan 2008 | International news release

Fish at market

Corruption in fisheries – from bad to worse

Corruption in global fisheries is compounding the devastating effects of overfishing – and the problem could get worse, according to IUCN today …  

29 Jan 2008 | International news release

Pesca artesanal, Ecuador

La corrupción en pesquerías, de mal en peor

La corrupción en las pesquerías mundiales está agravando los efectos devastadores de la sobrepesca. Hoy, UICN advierte que el problema podría empeorar. …  

29 Jan 2008 | News story

Dimah visits IUCN HQ

Founder and Chairman of MJF Group (Dilmah Tea) visits IUCN Headquarters

On January 28, 2008 the Founder and Chairman of MJF Group of Companies (Dilmah Tea), Mr. Merrill J. Fernando, its Marketing Director, Mr. Dilhan Fernando and a team from Dilmah visited IUCN Headquarters in Gland, Switzerland. …  

28 Jan 2008 | News story

Meinhard Doelle

A Change of Climate

Prof. Meinhard Doelle, a specialist in international and domestic law relating to climate change, has joined the staff of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre for five months to work on linkages between biodiversity and climate change. …  

25 Jan 2008 | News story

Bleached coral head, Bahamas.

Corals: facing the death sentence

The future for corals does not look bright. That’s the message from the first in-depth analysis of 2005’s widespread coral bleaching in the Caribbean …  

23 Jan 2008 | International news release

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