||Biodiversity Week 2016, 17-20 May 2016, Freetown
The Environmental Foundation for Africa (EFA) will be hosting a Biodiversity Week 2016 in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA-SL), National Protection Area Authority (NPAA), Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) and other partners.
The Biodiversity Week 2016 events will raise awareness and understanding of critical biodiversity issues facing Sierra Leone and the importance of biodiversity in supporting livelihoods. Multiple presentations will be given during the week, in particular on the deforestation and the water supply in Sierra Leone. You can see the full program here.
On 22 May, the International Day for Biological Diversity, EFA will host a biodiversity celebration on Tiwai Island Wildlife Sanctuary with the local communities and students from BRELC. Visit the website for more information.