This theme advances innovative nature-based coastal and marine climate solutions.
Building on previous work already done in the region, notably the mapping of mangroves, this project would also investigate other information gaps, such as the science and policy needs related to Blue Carbon and other ecosystem services. This report will allow us to create opportunities with interested partners for Blue Carbon projects in areas that are highly suitable. The goal is to determine what concrete actions are needed to ensure that countries can best support the conservation and sustainable use of Blue Carbon ecosystems and the securing of critical ecosystem services in the West Africa region.
The report will allow the Abidjan Convention Secretariat to evaluate the feasibility of blue carbon projects in the region and decide where projects might be easily started or included into on-going efforts. 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 (Abidjan Convention in short), covers a marine area from Mauritania to South Africa, a coastline of just over 14,000 km.
The ResilienSEA project aims to enhance the scientific expertise and management of seagrass meadows in seven West Africa countries.
The Blue Forests Project is a global initiative focused on harnessing the values associated with coastal carbon and ecosystem services...
GRID-Arendal is managing the development of updated Integrated Enviromental Assessment guidelines for UN Environment
The Mami Wata project applies and develops capacity on Integrated Ocean Management in countries of the African Atlantic coast.
The coast of West, Central and Southern Africa contains approximately 14 per cent of the world’s mangrove area.
This appendix provides an inventory of the existing Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and ratified National Determined...
The Africa Environmental Information Network (AfricaEIN) initiative succeeds the old Africa Environmental Information Network, which was...
The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as a reference point for all players involved in the AEO-3 production process.