África Central y del Oeste
John Costenbader, IUCN-ELC Legal Officer, presented a paper on benefit-sharing in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+) at the 26 November Interim REDD+ Partnership Workshop “Enhancing Coordinated Delivery of REDD+: Emerging Lessons, Best Practices and Challenges”. …
13 Jan 2011 | News story
Thomas Greiber, ELC Senior Legal Officer and member of the German delegation to the tenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan, was recently interviewed by German political magazine JointMag: Perspectives on German-African futures. …
12 Jan 2011 | News story
Los bosques del mundo son esenciales para la vida, su diversidad y para alcanzar los objetivos más grandes de la humanidad, tales como: reducir la pobreza, frenar el cambio climático y lograr un desarrollo sostenible. Durante 2011, la UICN trabajará para asegurar que los bosques ofrezcan su máximo potencial para el bienestar humano y la conservación de la biodiversidad. … | English
03 Jan 2011 | News story
20 Dec 2010 | News story
IUCN highlights how biodiversity and development are intimately linked during summit of French-speaking countries.
IUCN made sure that biodiversity was high on the agenda when 70 heads of State and 3,000 delegates gathered for the 13th Francophonie Summit in Montreux, Switzerland earlier this year. … | French
10 Dec 2010 | News story
By creating an interactive, rural radio service, Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu wants to improve the lives of farmers in Nigeria. The CEC member is a winner in the Rolex Awards for Enterprise Young Laureates Programme.
27 Nov 2010 | News story
25 Nov 2010 | News story
The Serengeti - Masai Mara ecosystem in Africa, which hosts the largest wildlife migration known to man, is under attack from a noxious weed from Central America, commonly known as feverfew (Parthenium hysterophorus). If left unchecked it could threaten the continued migration of millions of animals across the plains every year, including 1.5 million wildebeest, 500,000 Thomson’s gazelle and 200,000 zebra. …
24 Nov 2010 | News story