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21 Nov 2017
News
The IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature), the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, and the University of the West Indies through the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) are pleased to renew their commitment to improving the long-term conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and natural resources in the Caribbean through the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA).
24 Oct 2017
In 2011, the European Union (EU) and the ACP Group of States mandated IUCN and JRC, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, to implement a programme on protected areas information management and capacity development for better decision making and planning. For 5 years, the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme (BIOPAMA) has worked towards bringing together the critical knowledge and capacity to Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries’ efforts for effective conservation and sustainable use of their natural resources.
18 Sep 2017
The 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC 4) represented a tremendous resource for showcasing the work of the BIOPAMA regional observatories for protected areas and biodiversity in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific regions, with a focus on the marine work.
31 Jul 2017
Article
World Ranger Day recognises and celebrates the accomplishments and work done by rangers around the world, giving their lives to protect natural and cultural resources, and commemorates rangers killed or injured in the line of duty. There are different approaches that help rangers get the work done.
29 Jun 2017
Article
Since 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (EC-JRC), have been implementing BIOPAMA (the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme) on behalf of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, with the financial support of the 10th European Development Fund.