West and Central Africa

Photo de famille réunion de planification du Programme Forêts du PACO
Kribi-Cameroun

Le programme forêts du PACO précise ses stratégies.

L’atelier de planification du Programme de conservation des forêts du Programme en Afrique Centrale et Occidentale (PACO) de l’UICN) s’est tenu du 02 au 06 mars 2009 à Kribi au Cameroun. Il a rassemblé les représentants du programme aux niveaux régional et global, de même que les partenaires et membres de l’Union. …  

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LLS Burkina Faso

Donation of materials for better living conditions

On February 7th the work-site of forest develpment of Bougnounou-nébiélianayou, in Burkina Faso was the place where production equipement of products and non-lineous by-forest product were donated to forest management groupings in the rural towns of Bougnounou, Dalo and Nébiélianayou, in the Central West of the country. …   | French

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The workshop on a dialogue on the forests in West Africa

Towards the creation of a dialogue on West African forests.

The workshop on a dialogue on the forests in West Africa, brought together experts and representatives of civil society of the ECOWAS State members was held in Ghana, Accra from the January 26th to 28th, 2009.  Its aim was to review and to validate the draft document of the dialogue on forests in order to submit it to the ministers in charge of forests of the sub-region. …   | French

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Participants à l'atelier

Managing pasture lands in a rational way in order to ensure food security.

After three years of implementation, the project "Dryland Livestock Wildlife Environment Interface Project" abbreviated DLWEIP commonly called "Interface project cattle wildlife environment in the dry zones", has been ended since January 31st, 2009 in the two pilots countries (Kenya and Burkina Faso). …   | French

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SVBC RDC

Illegal exploitation and the trade of forest resources become a concern

The round table meeting on illegal exploitation and the trade of the forest resources in the Northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo was held in Kinshasa, DRC on December 20th, 2008. This meeting was organised in order to facilitate the multiple exchanges of actors between the central government and the provinces concerned by the exploitation and the trade of forest resources that are meant for exportation. …   | French

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Signature de la convention de collaboration UICN et REPAR (Réseau des Parlementaires pour la gestion durable des écosystèmes de forêts denses et humides d'Afrique Centrale).

ENFIN ! L’ALLIANCE UICN-REPAR EST SCELLEE

Par souci de rendre leur collaboration officielle, l’Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature et le Réseau des Parlementaires pour la Gestion Durable des Ecosystèmes de Forêts Denses et Humides d’Afrique Centrale ont scellé leur alliance le 26 janvier 2009 à l’Assemblée Nationale  du Cameroun par  la signature d’une convention de collaboration.
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Photo de famille Atelier de Yaoundé

Improving legal and statutory framework for a better management of wildlife

Organized by the Cameroon Environmental Watch (CEW), the feedback workshop of the various studies conducted on the difficulties in applying wildlife legislation in Cameroon was held on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The purpose of this study was to help find strategies aiming at reaching a sustainable management of the wildlife in Cameroon through the improvement of the legal and statutory framework. …   | French

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Participants à l'atelier LLS - Burundi

A dialogue framework on the cross-border collaboration between Burundi and Rwanda is consolidating

Organized by the IUCN, the forum of dialogue consolidation between the actors involved in the conservation of the national parks of Kibira in Burundi and Nyungwe in Rwanda was held from January 19 to 20, 2009 in Kayanza, Burundi. This activity is in line with the implementation of the Livelihoods and Landscape Strategy Programme in the Great Lakes region. …   | French

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Séance de formation au Burundi dans le cadre de LLS - grands Lacs

Capacity building and participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for NGO’s in Burundi.

In the framework of the implementation of the LLS programme in Burundi, the IUCN organized two capacity building workshops on participatory monitoring and evaluation from January 14 to 17 and 21 to 23, 2009 respectively held in Buta and Kayanza. …   | French

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A strategy to promote medicinal plants

The workshop to elaborate the national strategy for promoting medicinal plants was held from January 13th to 14th 2009 in Buta, Burundi. It was conjointly organised by the IUCN and the Ministry for Public Health and Aids prevention of that country. …   | French

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