ASAN celebrates its 25 years

16 March 2009 | News story

The Senegalese Association of the Friends of Nature (ASAN) celebrated its 25th birthday on December 20th and 21st, 2008 at Mbao, in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal. This birthday which devotes the maturity of the organization, was the occasion to pay a vibrating tribute to the President of ASAN, Mr. Alioune Diagne Mbor, for his fight in favour of the protection of nature.

The headquarters of the Friends of Nature bears from now on the name of Alioune Diagne Mbor. This event, highlighted by the presence of the Speaker of the National Assembly of Senegal, brought together several partners of ASAN in the fight for the preservation of the environment. Mr. Jean-Marc Garreau, Mr. Aliou Faye and Mr. Racine Kane, accompanied by the whole team of IUCN Senegal took part in the event to express the support of PACO to this important Senegalese member. /