Boris Ngounou

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08 06 2024 | 06:02

DBSA launches pioneering fund to save biodiversity in southern Africa

In response to the alarming degradation of ecosystems, the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is creating its first fund dedicated to biodiversity, with seed capital of 50 million South…

01 06 2024 | 05:36

SADC seeks $5.5 billion for drought resilience in Southern Africa

As drought ravages southern Africa, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is launching an unprecedented appeal for $5.5 billion to help more than 61 million people affected by the crisis…

27 05 2024 | 10:13

AFRICA: more than 74% of journalists give up on the environment for lack of funding

The Network of African Journalists Specialising in Sustainable Development and Climate Change today released the results of a revealing survey at the 3rd Annual African Media Convention (AMC) being…

18 05 2024 | 09:49

NIGER: Chinese gold mines closed after the death of around fifty animals

In Niger, the temporary closure of several gold mining sites in the north of the country was decreed on 3 May 2024 following the sudden death of more than fifty ruminants, victims of suspected…

10 05 2024 | 07:26

Rampant threat: climate crisis is accelerating the proliferation of venomous snakes

Global climate change is causing a series of dramatic environmental phenomena. Among them, the migration of species, including venomous snakes, is causing growing concern.

18 04 2024 | 07:25

Congo Basin: certified forests, a refuge for wildlife

A recent study published in the journal Nature on 10 April 2024 provides encouraging news for biodiversity conservation in the Congo Basin. Led by Utrecht University in the Netherlands, with the…

17 06 2023 | 10:50

KENYA: communities excel in wildlife conservation in the Maasai Mara

A recent wildlife census carried out in the Maasai Mara ecosystem in south-west Kenya demonstrates the effectiveness of local communities in conservation. The results of this census show that 83.7%…

27 12 2022 | 09:27

Jocelyne Landry Tsonang: “The circular economy must be formalised in Africa!

The World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) takes place from 6 to 7 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. Central Africa is taking part in this event, via a Studio organised in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

27 12 2022 | 09:06

COP15: agreement provides $30bn per year for biodiversity

At least $30 billion will be given to developing countries over the current decade to halt the decline in biodiversity. This was one of the major outcomes of the 15th United Nations Conference on…

27 12 2022 | 08:41

MOROCCO: Canada to support the Forests 2020-2030 strategy

Morocco's 2020-2030 reforestation strategy is one of three projects for which Canada has just granted an additional $255 million in funding. The announcement was made on 16 December 2022 during the…

02 12 2022 | 18:57

CAMEROON: Deforestation among causes of landslides

A new landslide has just caused the death of 15 people in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This is the fourth such tragedy in four years. In order to stop this increase in landslides, scientists and members of…

02 12 2022 | 18:50

TUNISIA: Economic sectors join “Biodev2030” for biodiversity

As Tunisia aspires to resilient biodiversity to accelerate sustainable development, the banking, cement and mineral water sectors in this North African country signed voluntary commitments with the…

02 12 2022 | 13:55

AFRICA: EU pledges €350 million a year for biodiversity

The European Union (EU) has pledged €350 million to protect biodiversity around the world, particularly in Africa. This is the substance of a press release published on 25 November 2022, ahead of…

02 12 2022 | 13:25

COP 15: Africa’s protected areas at the heart of the summit

The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) on biodiversity intends to adopt a new roadmap for international biodiversity action for the period 2020-2030. On this occasion, a coalition of countries…

21 10 2022 | 12:42

Ivory Coast: 50% of mangrove forests lost in nearly 30 years

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has just released the results of several studies on mangrove forests in West Africa. The results show that Ivory Coast has lost its…

21 10 2022 | 12:39

AFRICA: Nearly 66% of wildlife has disappeared since 1970

Africa has lost nearly 70% of its wildlife populations in about 50 years. This is one of the findings of the Living Planet Index, a reference tool published every two years by the World Wildlife…

21 10 2022 | 08:29

GUINEA: Government reintroduces logging, despite deforestation

Logging is resuming in Guinea after more than a year's ban, motivated by the need to preserve forest cover that has fallen victim to massive looting. The West African country is among the "bad…

21 10 2022 | 08:00

SOUTH AFRICA: Controversy over a new gas project by TotalEnergies

The Bloom association for the protection of the oceans and the South African non-governmental organization (NGO) The Green Connection launched a campaign in Paris on Monday 17 October 2022 against a…

02 10 2022 | 14:13

SOUTH AFRICA: Rhinos have lost 75% of their population in less than ten years

The future of the rhino is becoming increasingly bleak, despite efforts to combat poaching. According to the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Save the Rhino International, South Africa, which is…

02 10 2022 | 13:32

DRC: Musicians denounce oil exploitation in protected areas

The DRC government's oil and gas project is also provoking the wrath of musical artists. They have initiated protest concerts, the aim being to thwart the implementation of a government project that…