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- The 2021 IUCN World Conservation Congress set the nature conservation agenda for the next decade and beyond and had a strong focus on post-COVID recovery, the biodiversity and climate crises, and on the role and rights of indigenous peoples in conservation. ABCG organized a number of events on, land use planning, climate change, integrating freshwater conservation and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Population, Health and Environment.
- abcg | September 15, 2021
- The World Population Data Sheet 2021 reports that Africa’s population is rapidly growing. The report further reveals that Africa has the highest fertility rate at 4.3% and the highest projected population growth rate of any region worldwide. All of the world’s countries with fertility rates of over 5 children per woman are in Africa.
- abcg | September 9, 2021
- The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) will be holding a course on “Advocacy for Ecosystem and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)” which was launched on August 4, 2021 through a webinar. The course is set to start on September 13- 30, 2021, with 15 participants.
- abcg | September 1, 2021
- At the recently concluded World Water Week 2021 that took place on August 23-27, 2021, ABCG and IRC held a session on Advocacy in Africa: Tools for integrating WASH-conservation in local agendas. Improvement of the health of freshwater ecosystems is one of the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) key focus areas. ABCG has a culture of promoting successful biodiversity conservation with multisectoral approaches, and this session shows how strong partnerships…
- abcg | August 31, 2021
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