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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LE CRI DE LA FORET - REDD+ Cameroun (fr)
Under the umbrella of the Save Our Mangroves Now! (SOMN!) initiative, IUCN and WWF German co-organised a scoping workshop on best practices in...
The workshop started with a field visit to the well-known Mikoko Pamoja mangrove conservation project in the Gazi bay, followed by two days of intense discussion and brainstorming. Ambassador Peter...
With the disastrous impacts of palm oil on biodiversity from a global perspective, there are no simple solutions.
At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai‘i in September 2016, IUCN’s Members established the IUCN Oil Palm Task Force to undertake a situation analysis on oil palm and biodiversity...
The "WCEL Country and Region Reports" webpage continues to grow. A new report is now posted in French detailing the current status of the African...
With many thanks to Mohamed Ali Mekouar, the webpage "WCEL Country and Region Reports" now includes a French-language article titled "La Convention africaine sur la conservation de la nature en...
On July 5, communities around the globe gathered together to show their support for the #BeatPlasticPollution campaign. Maria Auma, a proud and...
Why Children? We all recalled the time when we were young children, growing up in school and how simple activities shaped our ideas into what we are today. School was our safe space to be silly,...
It is with great sadness that we announce the death, on 10 May 2018, of Mr. Nzigidahera Benoît, President of the IUCN National Committee in Burundi,...
Mr. Nzigidhera held several positions throughout his career: Head of the Biodiversity Research Department at the Burundian Office for Environmental Protection (OBPE); National Focal Point of the...
Photo: W. Palm Bch. Fishing Club, 2012 The Snapper, Seabream, and Grunt Specialist Group (SSG SG) works to achieve global conservation and sustainable use of...
On 21st May, 2018, public awareness campaign on biodiversity conservation, land use planning and climate change resilience using a community radio,...
The campaign aims to produce and broadcast interactive programme on biodiversity conservation, land use planning and climate change resilience featuring practitioners / experts working on the ground...
On 11th May, 2018, 48 councilors, members of the district planning team and conservationists from Nkasi District Council, Katavi National Park, Lwafi...
The first workshop, an inter-district workshop, was held on 21st and 22nd February, 2018, at Lake Chila Lodge Conference in Mbala, Zambia. It brought together councilors, traditional leaders and...
By Luther Bois Anukur, Regional Director, IUCN Eastern and Southern Africa
That the issue of marine plastic pollution has reached the apex of global environmental decision-making is not in dispute. From the Group of Seven (G7) to the United Nations Environment Assembly (...
Thought leaders from civil society, government and business are advancing a ‘landscape approach’ to land use and resource decision-making. Such an...
For some, a ‘landscape approach’ centers on national and regional participatory land use governance and management, while for others it centers on private-public partnerships. It is considered a...
Blue Solutions is a global project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB...
The Blue Solutions project provides a global platform to collate, share and generate knowledge and capacity for sustainable management and equitable governance of our blue planet.  It thus...

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