Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Pangani River Basin Management Project (PRBMP) is generating technical information and developing participatory forums to strengthen Integrated Water Resources Management in the Pangani Basin. This...
Seamounts and the hydrothermal vents sometimes associated with them are highly significant areas of biodiversity and productivity. Found globally, seamounts are usually formed from volcanic activity...
Strengthening Local resilience to climate extremes   The problem Land degradation present a major challenge to the maintenance of socio-economic development and natural resources in Burkina Faso....
ENHANCED DIALOGUE, NEGOTIATION AND CONSENSUS BUILDING Effective stakeholder engagement, participation and partnership processes and structures are a key part of the application of the Ecosystem...
IUCN hosted the World Parks Congress 2014 in Sydney, Australia, with the generous support of Australia and the State of New South Wales. It generated...
At the conclusion of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, more than 6,000 participants from 160 countries, adopted the Promise of Sydney Vision.   We… Promised to INVIGORATE … our efforts to...
Discover the African Protected Areas events at the IUCN Congress below. To read more about the events, go to the IUCN Congress portal and enter the...
IUCN Congress Portal 10943 - Friday 2nd September morning – 11:00 to 13:00 CONSERVATION CAMPUS: 2 hour session: capacity building on e-learning (with Oxford University) and how to prepare, develop...
The true beauty of Allanblackia is in its potential to use a local African tree to benefit African people and African landscapes. But its potential...
Allanblackia is a genus of evergreen tree which grows in the tropical rainbelt of Africa. Mature trees bear large brown fruits which contain seeds that yield Allanblackia oil. Due to its unique...
Demonstration site: Rusizi Delta   The Rusizi Delta case study demonstrates the process for applying biodiversity information the help support the development of a transboundary environmental...
This webpage highlights ongoing work related to the People in Nature (PiN) mandate carried out by IUCN, CEESP members and partners. These examples...
Malawi A project implemented by Chancellor College of the University of Malawi aims to improve food and nutrition security and increase livelihoods for rural communities in Malawi by increasing crop...
The BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) Reference Information System (RIS) is an online information system, bringing together relevant information to support decision-making for the...

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