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Regional Workshop for West Africa on Updating NBSAPs

A regional capacity-building workshop on the updating and revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for West African countries was held in Dakar, Senegal, from 22 to 26 May 2011.

Roundtable on Financing Protected Areas in West Africa

In support of paragraphs 11 and 12 of decision X/31, seven West African governments (Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal, Sierra Leone), in collaboration with the Regional Program for the Conservation of the Marine and Coastal Zones of West Africa (PRCM) and in partnership with the CBD LifeWeb Initiative, organized a one-day financing roundtable on 27 May 2011 in Dakar, immediately following the NBSAP and PoWPA workshops, to mobilize and help coordinate funding for implementation of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA) in the sub-region.

Further information on this event is available on the CBD LifeWeb site.

Useful resources

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme