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Tag: Greenpeace Afrique

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AFRICA: IUCN wants to fund biodiversity conservation projects

The French Committee of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is launching a call for projects to support initiatives led by civil society. This call specifically targets the funding and implementation of field projects focusing on biodiversity conservation and/or nature-based solutions (NBS), in response to the crucial challenges of adapting to and mitigating climate change.

CAMEROUN : assassinat de Sylvie Louisette NGO YEBEL, experte en communication à la COMIFAC

La communauté internationale est sous le choc suite au décès tragique de Sylvie Louisette NGO YEBEL Epse FOUNGA, une figure respectée et engagée dans la conservation des écosystèmes forestiers en Afrique centrale. Mme FOUNGA, experte en communication au Secrétariat Exécutif de la Commission des Forêts d’Afrique Centrale (COMIFAC), a été retrouvée assassinée le dimanche 07 avril 2024 à Yaoundé, au Cameroun.

AFRICA: a report identifies the main culprits of air pollution

A report published on 2 April 2024 by Greenpeace Africa and Greenpeace MENA highlights the extent of air pollution in Africa, identifying the main culprits and underlining the serious repercussions on public health and the environment. Entitled « Air Pollution in Africa: The Main Culprits Unmasked », the document provides an overview of the sources of air pollution in the region and calls for urgent action to mitigate this growing crisis.

Greenpeace Afrique mobilise les étudiants en faveur de la préservation des forêts du bassin du Congo (Vidéo)

Que disent les dernières statistiques sur les forêts au Cameroun ? Eh bien, entre 2001 et 2022, le pays d’Afrique centrale a perdu près de 2 million d’hectares de couvert arboré, dont près de 900 000 hectares de forêt primaire humide. Ces chiffres ont été révélés jeudi dernier, 21 mars 2024, lors des activités marquant la célébration de la journée internationale des forêts.
Mesdames et messieurs, chers internautes, chers auditeurs, bienvenu dans cette nouvelle production du magazine Environnementales, consacrée à l’état des lieux de la déforestation au Cameroun.
Une conception et production de Boris Ngounou

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.

AFRICA: climate causes the most serious humanitarian crises of 2024

The United Nations (UN) presents Africa as the epicentre of the world’s humanitarian crises in 2024. Of the 26 countries for which the United Nations is calling for the mobilisation of 46.4 billion dollars in international aid, fourteen are in Africa. The multiplication of climatic disasters and their corollaries of armed conflict have forced more than 130 million people into urgent need of humanitarian assistance.

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.