Le Réseau Ouest Africain de Biodiversité Marine et Côtière (BIOMAC) est un projet de Wetlands International Afrique mis en œuvre dans le cadre du Programme Régional de Conservation de la zone Marine et Côtière en Afrique de l’Ouest. Ce projet travaille à la mise en place d’un plan de réponse écologique en 2011.
La zone géographique couverte par le projet est composée de sept pays à savoir le Cap Vert, la Mauritanie, le Sénégal, la Gambie, la Guinée – Bissau, la Guinée, et la Sierra Léone.
BIOMAC’s website is an online biodiversity resource center. All West African conservation actors can easily upload, share, exchange information and learn from one another’s good practices here. BIOMAC’s online resource assembles information on West Africa’s cartography, habitats, species and conservation activities.
Wetlands International Afrique a organisée du 28 au 30 juillet 2009 à Dakar, à l’hôtel Ngor Diarama, un atelier de concertation sur l’état des systèmes de veille environnementale pour la mise en place d’un plan de réponse écologique dans l’espace du PRCM (Programme Régional de Conservation de la Zone Côtière et Marine en Afrique de l’Ouest).
Business Forum on Biodiversity in West Africa. "Sharing Knowledge for Biodiversity".
Community and Ecosystem Based Climate Change Adaptation: Wetland International (WI) and the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD) are pleased to announce the second workshop on Community and Ecosystem Base Climate Change Adaptation to be held from 12th - 17th March 2012 at AICAD Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. For further informations and application, see the attached files below.
Ten national park agents from Senegal and The Gambia shall now be monitoring and inventorying dolphins in the Saloum Delta. The ten successfully completed a two-week Dolphin monitoring course in Toubacouta, Senegal on 30th May to 16th June 2011. The training course ended with a colorful closing ceremony where the park agents officially received certificates and equipment to begin their work. The training is a part of a BIOMAC and WWF WAMER partnership establishing baseline information on aquatic mammals along the Senegalese and Gambian the coast.
On January 15th of each year bird enthusiasts, wetlands specialists and conservation park agents all over the world participate in the annual bird count. The annual waterbird count is undertaken in all wetlands of international importance and monitors large colonies of birdlife for changing trends that provide vital data on the wetlands ecosystem.
Strong Pact for West African Protected Areas financing: six Ministers of Environment and donors commit to NagoyaSubmitted by administrateur on Sat, 11/27/2010 - 17:30
A round table of donors for West African protected areas financing will be held in the first half of next year. The announcement was made on Thursday, October 28, 2010 by the Minister representing the prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau on behalf of his peers of the sub-region. It was on the sidelines of the 10th conference of parties of the CBD at a special event organized by the regional program for coastal and Marine Area Conservation (PRCM) work and initiative of the secretariat of the on Biological Diversity Convention.