Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa

Teachers will welcome this resource for promoting conservation. Available in English, French and Portuguese from the PREE/PRCM programme.


This knowledge handbook, produced in the framework of the Regional Environmental Education Programme of PRCM, describes the coastal and marine environment of the countries involved in this programme (Mauritania, Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone). It is mainly directed to teachers so as to help them transmit to the youth the great value of their common heritage and the necessity to conserve it for future generations.

  1. English >> Discovering the Coastal and Marine Environment in West Africa: Knowledge Handbook
  2. French >> A la découverte de l’environnement côtier et marin en Afrique de l’Ouest: Cahier de connaissances
  3. Portuguese >> Descobrindo o ambiente costeiro e marinho da África Ocidental: Caderno dos Conhecimentos

About the programme

PREE is an intiative from PRCM. The PRCM Regional Program for Conservation of the Coastal and Marine Zone of West Africa is supported by the MAVA Foundation, the Spanish cooperation AECID and the Cooperation from the Netherlands.

Le PREE est une initiative du PRCM. Le PRCM Programme Régional de Conservation de la Zone Côtière et Marine d‘Afrique de l‘Ouest est soutenu par la Fondation MAVA, la Coopération Espagnole AECID et la Coopération du Royaume des Pays-Bas.

For more information, contact Frédéric" Airaud at

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