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The Regional Water Partnership of Central Africa is from now on in place

The constituting Assembly of the Regional Water Partnership of Central Africa (GWP-CIF) took place on November 29th, 2008 in Douala, Cameroon. The participants exchanged on the assessment of the activities of GWP-CAfTAC for the last four years, the 2009-2013 GWP strategy and the 2009 country water partnership work plans. …   | French

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Mbao, in the suburbs of Dakar - Senegal

ASAN celebrates its 25 years

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. …   | French

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Climate change: The ministers in charge for Environment prepare After 2012

The African Ministerial conference on Climate change for after 2012, was held in Alger from November 19th to 20th, 2008. It was preceded by a meeting of experts and African focal points, organized in Alger from November 16th to 18th, 2008. …   | French

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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La sequía

No hay tiempo que perder en la lucha contra la crisis del agua -UICN

Estambul, Turquía, 16 marzo 2009 (UICN) – Líderes reunidos en el Foro Mundial del Agua deben actuar ahora mismo para encontrar una solución a los problemas de agua que enfrenta el mundo, según la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN). …  

16 Mar 2009 | International news release
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Winrock 6th biofuels conference

Winrock International India organizes ‘6th International Biofuels Conference’

Winrock International India (WII), a New Delhi based not-for-profit organization (also a IUCN member), organized the 6th International Biofuels Conference on March 4–5, 2009 in New Delhi. The Conference, 6th in the series, has created a niche for itself and has over the years, become a vibrant and neutral platform for stakeholders from across the world. …  

16 Mar 2009 | News story
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Drought

No time to lose in fight against water crisis – IUCN

Leaders at the World Water Forum need to act now to find a solution to the water challenges facing the world, says IUCN. …  

16 Mar 2009 | International news release

Kruger National Park

Protecting watersheds saves billions

Protecting watersheds provides many of the world’s megacities with freshwater – and saves billions of dollars. This is the result of new compilation of case studies by IUCN, published today ahead of the World Water Forum, held from 16-22 March in Istanbul, Turkey. …  

13 Mar 2009 | International news release

Cuenca del río Cahoacán

Protección de cuencas ahorra billones de dólares

Gland, Suiza, 13 marzo 2009 (UICN) – La protección de cuencas provee de agua dulce a muchas de las ciudades del mundo - y ahorra miles de millones de dólares. Este es el resultado de una nueva compilación de estudios de caso realizada por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), publicado hoy con miras al Foro Mundial del Agua, que se celebra del 16 al 22 de marzo en Estambul, Turquía. …  

13 Mar 2009 | International news release
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PA Steering Group

ICCAs and the PA Legislation Guidelines

ELC Project ‘Guidelines for Protected Areas Legislation’: the draft Guidelines are progressing well, and presently the object of an intensive review process. A two-day meeting took place at the ELC to consider the chapter of the draft dealing with ICCAs (Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas). …  

13 Mar 2009 | News story
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Niger Delta

Water and lives: images, not words

IUCN's presence at the World Water Forum starting in Istanbul next Monday will be a loud one. The world's largest environmental union will launch its latest reports on sharing water resources, reforming water governance, and a study on freshwater species in South Africa.   …  

13 Mar 2009 | Video

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