The ABCG is an initiative of seven US-based international conservation NGOs with field programs in Africa. ABCG explores emerging conservation issues, shares lessons learned, and seeks opportunities for collaboration. Its objective is inter alia to promote networking, awareness, information sharing and experience among conservation non-governmental organizations working in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Wetlands International is a global organisation that works to sustain and restore wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity. As part of global organisation Wetlands International, WIA has three offices: Dakar (Senegal), Mopti-Sévaré (Mali), and Bissau (Guinea Bissau). The website of the Africa office is managed by the staff in Dakar, Senegal. ... [according to site editor's information]
The OFAC, an initiative of multiple members of the Congo Basin Forests Partnership (CBFP), aims to pool the knowledge and available data necessary to monitor the ecological, environmental, and social aspects of Central Africa's forests.
The establishment of OFAC corresponds to one of the axes in COMIFAC's ‘Plan de Convergence'. It will provide COMIFAC and other CBFP members a powerful steering and data sharing tool to promote better governance and the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. ... [according to site editor's information]
CARPE is a USAID initiative aimed at promoting sustainable natural resource management in the Congo Basin. The strategic objective of CARPE is to reduce the rate of forest degradation and loss of biodiversity in the Congo Basin by increasing local, national, and regional natural resource management capacity.
CARPE is working within Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Sao Tome & Principe. ... [according to site editor's information]
BIOTA AFRICA has been jointly invented by African and German researchers aiming at the establishment of research supporting sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in Africa. Due to pragmatic reasons the large project is logistically subdivided into four Regional Networks: BIOTA West Africa, BIOTA East Africa, BIOTA Southern Africa and BIOTA Morocco ("Research Networks"). Participating institutions of each country elect representatives for a national BIOTA steering committee which controls the daily business and enables national strategic discussions and decisions. ... [according to site editor's information]
ACB is a NGO based in Johannesburg. It provides information, research and policy analysis on issues pertaining to genetic engineering, biosafety and biopiracy in Africa. The ACB is active in playing an effective role in protecting Africa's biodiversity, traditional knowledge, food production systems, culture and diversity, from the threats posed by genetic engineering and biopiracy. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ACTS is an international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledge through policy analysis, capacity building and outreach. The centre strives to rationalize scientific and technological information to enable African countries make effective policy choices for improved living standards. ACTS works with partners and networks including academic and research institutions, national governments, UN bodies, regional and international processes and NGOs. ACTS' research and capacity building activities are organised in five programmatic areas:
* Biodiversity and Environmental Governance;
* Energy and Water Security;
* Agriculture and Food Security;
* Cross-Cutting Issues; and
* Science and Technology Literacy.
Its members include the the governments of Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Uganda and Ghana, as well as the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). ... [according to site editor's information]
Madagascar National Parks is an association of private right that assures the conservation and the lasting and rational management of the national network of the national parks and reserves of Madagascar. This conservation mission suggests an environmental education, a valorization of the ecotourism and science and finally an equitable sharing of the profits, generated by protected areas, with the riparian population. ... [according to site editor's information]