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28 Nov 2017
International news release
Gland, Switzerland, 28 November 2017. The European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States have invested €60 million in the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) Programme over the next six years – making it one of the largest EU biodiversity programmes. The programme is being implemented by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission.
21 Nov 2017
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
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.