Boris Ngounou

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07 08 2022 | 09:03

AFRICA: Indigenous peoples depend on 50,000 threatened species (IPBES)

In its report "Sustainable Use of Wildlife" published on 8 July 2022, the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) makes a general observation.…

07 08 2022 | 08:28

KENYA: Uhuru Kenyatta to lead climate adaptation programme

World leaders are tasking Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to lead Africa's efforts to combat climate change under the African Adaptation Acceleration Programme (AAP). Launched on 25 January 2022 by…

07 08 2022 | 08:26

GABON: CAFI grants new funding of $150 million to preserve forests

The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) has just granted a new financing of 150 million dollars for the preservation of Gabon's forests. The memorandum of understanding between Cafi and the…

28 07 2022 | 20:34

AFRICA: WCS joins the Coalition for Aquatic/Blue Foods, for marine biodiversity

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that it has joined the Coalition for Aquatic/Blue Foods, an international initiative to increase the importance of smart blue foods in the face…

28 07 2022 | 20:31

CENTRAL AFRICA: COMIFAC defines sustainable management of forest ecosystems

"The State of Central African Forests 2021". This is the title of the new report by the Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC). It was presented on 7 July 2022 in Libreville, Gabon, on the…

22 07 2022 | 10:27

GABON: Jeff Bezos grants 35 million dollars for forest preservation

The founder of the Bezos Earth Fund has announced the granting of 35 million dollars to Gabon, to support the preservation of forests. The funding is part of the foundation's $110 million commitment…

19 07 2022 | 13:11

ZAMBIA: African Parks wins delegated management of Kafue National Park

The Kafue National Park joins the portfolio of African Parks. The nature conservation organization is committed to managing Zambia's largest national park for a period of 20 years. African Parks'…

12 07 2022 | 07:45

CENTRAL AFRICA: the region most sensitive to global warming?

Central Africa is the region of the world where global warming is the highest, 1.1°C against a global average of 1.09°C according to the 6th report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (…

12 07 2022 | 07:30

GABON: Police arrest woman for illegal possession of two primates

An alleged wildlife trafficker is in custody at the judicial police of Koumameyong, northeast Gabon. She was arrested for illegally holding a baby chimpanzee and a sign. In Gabon, signs and large…

12 07 2022 | 07:15

AFRICA: Builders Vision and Bloomberg invest $18m for coral reefs

Builders Vision and Bloomberg Philanthropies have committed US$18 million to the Global Coral Reef Fund (GCRF). The announcement was made on 28 June 2022 in Lisbon at the Sustainable Blue Economy…

26 06 2022 | 08:24

IVORY COAST: GCA to facilitate €2bn for climate resilience

The Global Centre for Adaptation (GCA) will facilitate the mobilisation of €2 billion for adaptation and climate resilience projects in Ivory Coast. The memorandum of understanding for this…

26 06 2022 | 07:54

MOROCCO: AFD injects 103 million euros into a forest restoration project

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Moroccan National Agency for Water and Forests (ANEF) officially launched the "Ghabati Hayati" program on 17 June 2022. With a budget of 103 million euros…

26 06 2022 | 07:45

MALAWI: 250 elephants to leave Liwonde to repopulate Kasunga National Park

After several years of successful wildlife conservation, the Liwonde National Park in southern Malawi is being decongested. 250 elephants will be relocated from this reserve to the Kasungu National…

23 06 2022 | 18:48

COP27: facing the climate emergency, decision-makers meet on 7 November

Egypt will host the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) from 7 to 18 November 2022. Several developing countries, like the host country, intend to seize the opportunity to advance a…

23 06 2022 | 18:33

ZIMBABWE: Will CITES allow government to sell 136 tonnes of ivory?

Zimbabwe is lobbying the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The East African country is seeking permission from CITES to legally…

14 06 2022 | 09:45

CENTRAL AFRICA: 13th FGF calls for traceability in forest management

The participants of the 13th Forum on Forest Governance (FGF), held on 23 and 24 May 2022 in Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, deplore the opaque management of the Congo Basin forests. This…

03 06 2022 | 13:54

COP15: restoring 1 billion hectares of degraded land by 2030

The fifteenth Conference of the Parties (COP15) to combat desertification ended on 20 May 2022 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on a note of mixed satisfaction.

01 06 2022 | 09:39

AFRICA: Overexploitation of sand degrades coasts and aquatic biodiversity

Sand must be recognized as a strategic resource. This is the main recommendation of a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which also calls for the development of an…

21 05 2022 | 23:01

ZAMBIA: Pro-Nature project fisheries component launched

The French Development Agency (AFD) and Conservation International (CI) are launching the sustainable fisheries component of the Pro-Nature Enterprises for the People of Southern Africa project. This…

14 05 2022 | 23:33

Ouattara mobilises his peers for the restoration of degraded lands

The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is being held from 9 to 20 May 2022 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. At the…