This programme promotes the need to value and protect Africa’s natural resource base
GRID-Arendal was established in 1989 to support environmentally sustainable development by working with UN Environment and other partners. We communicate environmental knowledge that strengthens management capacity and motivates decision-makers to act. We transform environmental data into credible, science-based information products, delivered through innovative communication tools and capacity building services. Our vision is a society that understands, values and protects the environment on which it depends.
Through a variety of products, tools and activities, GRID-Arendal meets new communication challenges by clearly and openly communicating ...
Developing ways to capture the fundamental role of healthy ecosystems for social and economic development.
Environmental crime is a global threat to the security, economy, environment and sustainable development.
This programme encourages innovative thinking about how marine resources are used and managed in Africa and the Pacific.
The polar and high mountains are the planet’s barometers, telling us a great deal about the present and future effects of climate change.
GRID-Arendal was established in 1989 through agreement between the UN Environment and the Norwegian Ministry, a result of the Environment World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission). GRID-Arendal is a foundation under Norwegian law. In 2001, GRID-Arendal was designated an official UNEP Centre. A new framework agreement was signed with UNEP in 2014 that renewed cooperation targeting polar regions, marine environment, communications and outreach, environmental assessments and capacity building in developing states.