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Abidjan Convention partners aim to strengthen collaboration

Abou Bamba

Representatives of 11 technical and financial partners of the Abidjan Convention met on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Abidjan with a view to arriving at an enhanced awareness and coordination of their respective actions, sharing experiences and lessons learned and, eventually, putting together a roadmap for their collaboration. They decided to draw up a proposed matrix and timetable for their ...

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COP12 explores measures to curb consumption of ‘aquatic bushmeat’

manatee

Bothered by what it terms unsustainable consumption of the meat of some marine, coastal and estuarine animal species, a Swiss non-profit conservation organisation has called for measures to address the situation and save the animals from extinction. Some of the endangered animals regularly hunted and consumed as aquatic bushmeat include the manatee, five species of turtle, seven species of dolphin ...

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COP12: Ministers chart new path forward for revitalised Abidjan Convention

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Ministers from Africa’s Atlantic seaboard countries approved an amended text of the Abidjan Convention and three new protocols at the 12th Conference of Parties (COP12) to the Convention, held on 27-31 March in Abidjan, Cote d’ivoire, conditioning their approval on the incorporation into the drafts of comments made at the meeting. The ministers requested the Convention’s secretariat to organise a ...

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COP12: Time for blue economies in Africa, says Bamba, head of Abidjan Convention

COP12-Abidjan-Convention

The need to link the protection and conservation of the marine environment with sustainable development and improved livelihoods for local communities was highlighted when specialists from five continents began meeting on Monday, March 28, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, at the Expert Segment of the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Abidjan Convention. Addressing the meeting, the Executive ...

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Abidjan Convention’s active phase set for launch at COP12

Abidjan-Convention

A nine-year revitalisation process for the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Atlantic Coast of the West, Central and Southern Africa Region (otherwise known as the Abidjan Convention) will effectively come to an end in a couple of weeks’ time. At the 12th Conference of the Contracting Parties (COP12) ...

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