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Advanced Regional Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking for Prosecutors and Judicial Officers Presentations

Mar 27, 2019


Here are the presentations from the Advanced Regional Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking for Prosecutors and Judicial Officers; a capacity building program designed to enhance the ability of African countries to prosecute wildlife trafficking and related crimes through the application of best practices and maximum use of available criminal law enforcement tools.

Fact Sheets

Strengthening Climate Change Resilience in the Fresco Coastal Landscape, Côte d’Ivoire

Mar 20, 2019
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The Fresco coastal landscape includes the Fresco Lagoon and the Bolo and Niouniourou rivers which feed the lagoon with fresh water. Known locally as Koyiri, the lagoon lies in the administrative region of Gbokle. It has been classified as a Ramsar Site due to its rich biodiversity, including several endangered species like the manatee and…

Reports

Scoping Study Report on Aquatic ETPs

Jan 21, 2019
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This study was done to assess the knowledge base of Aquatic endangered species in the West Africa Region.

Fact Sheets

Strengthening Collaborative Management of the Ziama-Wonegizi- Wologizi Transboundary Forest Landscape

Jan 21, 2019
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Get intimate with the Ziama-Wonegizi-Wologizi Transboundary Forest Landscape and learn more about our ongoing interventions to conserve this forest heritage.

Info Brief

Aquatic ETP Issues Brief

Jan 18, 2019


Throughout West Africa, declining fisheries resources and rising human populations have accelerated the displacement of many communities from their traditional food sources. This in turn is driving new forms of aquatic meat consumption, as well as the rise of illegal local and international trade aimed at revenue generation.

Info Brief

Integrating Coastal Issues into National Adaptation Plans Lessons from West Africa

Jan 18, 2019


The coastal ecosystems of West Africa are a rich source of biological diversity and natural resources. They provide critical environmental services: natural vegetative buffers to fluctuating tides and rain events; regulation of salinity and water quality where freshwater rivers and coastal saltwater meet; fixation and storage of carbon; and spawning grounds for aquatic resources.

Fact Sheets

Combating Wildlife Trafficking Brief

Jan 18, 2019
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Wildlife trafficking is a global menace that not only deplete wildlife population but also cause loss of lives and human security. Learn more about this and what we are doing to combat it.

Fact Sheets

Increasing Coastal Resilience to Climate Change Brief

Jan 18, 2019
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The coastal ecosystems of West Africa are a rich source of biological diversity and natural resources. They provide critical environmental services: natural vegetative buffers to fluctuating tides and rain events; regulation of salinity and water quality where freshwater rivers and coastal saltwater meet; fixation and storage of carbon; and spawning grounds for aquatic resources. Learn…

Fact Sheets

Reducing Deforestation Forest Degradation And Biodiversity Loss Brief

Jan 18, 2019


Only 11 percent of the 1.2 million square miles of dense tropical forest are left in West Africa. Additionally, nearly one-third of mangrove forests, which provide vital economic and environment benefits, have been lost in the region in the past 25 years. How are we addressing this? Read the factsheet to learn more

Activity Brief

Biodiversity Threats Assessment Brief

Jan 18, 2019


Wildlife trafficking (including trade in protected marine species) is a multi-billion dollar criminal enterprise that has expanded from a conservation concern to an acute security threat. This transnational activity is often backed by organized crime networks that connect poachers and traders in Africa to traders and buyers in Asia, Europe, and the United States. The…

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