04 Feb 2016
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04 Feb 2016
The Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway (Caribbean Gateway) has been accelerating its engagement with regional governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGO) to equip them to contribute meaningfully to its Caribbean Reference Information System (RIS) , an online access point to data and tools for analysis for biodiversity and protected area management.
01 Feb 2016
Deux ateliers de formation auront lieu du 3 au 6 février à Gitega (Burundi) et du 8 au 10 février 2016 à Diapaga (Burkina Faso) pour renforcer les compétences des conservateurs et administrateurs sur la gestion des aires protégées à travers l’utilisation de l’outil IMET (Integrated Management Effectiveness Tool). Ces formations sont organisées par le programme BIOPAMA en collaboration avec des partenaires régionaux et nationaux.
27 Jan 2016
A public conference to present the results of the BIOPAMA programme in improving the biodiversity and protected area management in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries will be held on Thursday, 4 February 2016 in Brussels.
07 Jan 2016
In 2015 the East African Community Secretariat became the host of the Observatory for Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management that serves the East African Community (EAC) countries. Following a regional kick-off meeting to introduce the EAC Observatory to users and providers, a series of national engagements has been taking place in the EAC countries since the last quarter of 2015.
17 Dec 2015
The Pacific Islands region has responsibility for 10% of the global ocean surface and hosting the world's largest tuna stocks. Currently, marine protected areas cover just over 2% of the world’s oceans, and only about 1% is strongly protected in no-take marine reserves. In this context, small Pacific Island states with massive ocean territory are taking a global leadership position by establishing and effectively managing large scale marine protected areas and others are making similar pledges.