Toute l'actu sur la protection de l'environnement

Tag: biodiversité en Afrique

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Conservation Justice : plus de treize ans de contribution à la lutte contre letrafic des espèces de faune et de flore au Gabon

Installée au Gabon depuis 2010, l’ONG
Conservation Justice est active dans la lutte contre le trafic de faune et
l’exploitation forestière illégale, tout en renforçant les droits des
communautés. Au Gabon, ces actions vont de l’appui aux autorités judiciaires,
la sensibilisation, la formation jusqu’à l’accompagnement et le renforcement
des communautés locales.

LIBERIA: a campaign to assess fish stocks, for sustainable fishing

A scientific prospecting campaign was launched on January 26, 2024 at the fishing port of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. The initiative, coordinated by the Ministerial Conference on Fisheries Cooperation among African States bordering the Atlantic Ocean (COMHAFAT), involves assessing fish stocks in Liberia’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), with a view to sustainable fishing.

CONGO: ATIBT to eliminate « prejudice » against logging

The European Union (EU) delegation in Brazzaville has asked the International Tropical Timber Technical Association (ATIBT) to draw up and implement a project to support the private sector in Congo. The aim is to promote the involvement of forestry sector companies operating in the Congo in responsible forest management, in line with the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (APV-FLEGT) signed between the Republic of Congo and the European Union in 2010.

DRC: Haut-Uele hosts new Usaid-funded resilience project

As part of its « Alliance for Biodiversity Protection and Development » project, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed a partnership agreement with Sofibanque to support the development of inclusive and sustainable small and medium-sized enterprises in the Haut-Uele province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This partnership aims to improve living conditions for local communities and reduce pressure on natural resources around Garamba National Park and the Kibali gold mine.

GABON: transitional government readjusts its decision on the slaughter of elephants

After giving the green light to the population to kill elephants that ravage plantations or break up houses, Gabon’s President of the Transition is reversing his decision. Giving pride of place to the human element, General Brice Clotaire Oligui Nguema acknowledges that human-elephant conflicts must be settled in strict compliance with the law. This clarification was backed up by a press release from the Gabonese Ministry of Justice on the conditions governing the slaughter of elephant pests.

CAMEROUN : les artisans miniers ne creuseront plus au-delà de 30 m de profondeur

Dans un communiqué signé le 22 décembre 2023, le ministre camerounais des Mines, de l’Industrie et du Développement technologique par intérim, interdit toute activité minière artisanale et artisanale semi-mécanisée, pratiquée au-delà de 30 mètres de profondeur. La mesure vise à protéger non seulement l’environnement, mais aussi les vies humaines. Entre 2015 et 2022, 205 décès ont été enregistrés dans les sites miniers des régions de l’Est et de l’Adamaoua.