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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We asked a dozen people to talk about inclusive green growth in Mozambique and Tanzania. Each had a slightly different take on the definition, but...
Five years into an ambitious programme exploring how to grow sustainable development practices in three distinct sections of growth corridors in Mozambique and Tanzania, we are beginning to see the...
From time to time, IUCN together with WCPA and other partners produces books and journal articles on topics related to protected areas. Some of...
Photo: IUCN Solutions in Focus: Community led successes in marine conservation This PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet publication introduces twenty concrete...
The IUCN Green List User Manual provides guidance for implementing the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas. It describes the procedures that all participants in the IUCN Green List...
At the heart of the IUCN Green List Programme is a globally applicable Standard. It provides an international benchmark for quality that motivates...
The IUCN Green List Standard The objective of the Standard is to "encourage protected and conserved areas to measure, improve and maintain their performance through globally consistent criteria that...
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 18 November 2018 (IUCN) –  An independent scientific panel established to help The Shell Petroleum Development Company of...
Unveiled at the UN Biodiversity Conference – or 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) – the report examines how the IUCN Niger Delta Panel, which operated...
CEM Northern Africa Regional Chair: Brahim Haddane CEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Birguy Lamizana Countries of the Region Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
WCEL announces a new regional report by Blaise-Pascal Ntirumenyerwa Mihigo, COMBATTRE LA POLLUTION PLASTIQUE EN REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DU CONGO :...
With many thanks to Blaise-Pascal Ntirumenyerwa Mihigo, WCEL now has a national report on plastic pollution issues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The report is available in French and is...
Major high-level Bonn Challenge events moved global forest landscape restoration action forward last week – from a joint strategy to pursue...
With two high-level Bonn Challenge forest landscape restoration (FLR) events taking place in the Republic of Congo and Brazil in mid-March, expectations were high for progress towards the world’s...
IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group links landscapes, reducing fragmentation and enabling migratory flows essential to a...
Specialist Group Leader  Gary Tabor   IUCN WCPA Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group TOR 2017-2020 Visit the Conservation Corridor site for more information on...
THE IUCN WCPA Cultural and Spiritual Values Specialist Group work on all aspects of cultural and spiritual values that promote the protection of the...
Specialist Group Co-leaders: Bas VERSCHUUREN Edwin BERNBAUM The cultural and spiritual significance of nature in protected and conserved areas (CSVPA) refers to the values that...
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected...
Specialist Group LeaderPeter JACOBS Co-chairs: Linda McMillan, Patrizia Rossi, Fausto Sarmiento, Mike Tollefson and Gillian Anderson​ Senior Advisor: Graeme Worboys  IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist...
IUCN, UNECE and IGAD Secretariat with funding from OES US State Department and SDC supported the Third SMM stakeholders’ workshop held from September...
This workshop gathered approximately 30 participants from the Governments of Kenya and Uganda, as well as local representatives. This meeting served as a platform to analyse and discuss the design...

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