Senegal: Répertoire des Plantes Médicinales (Directory of Medicinal Plants) for various diseases and aliments, including those associated with COVID-19
Senegal is one of the 45 participating countries in the Phase 2 of the Global Support Initiative to territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCA-GSI) – a rapid response initiative to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the eight ICCA-GSI Phase 2 projects in the more
COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples: Strengthening support mechanisms to help indigenous peoples cope with COVID-19
Confronted with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the world is now facing the greatest health, economic and social challenge in the recent times. For communities living in indigenous peoples and community-conserved territories and areas (ICCAs), COVID-19 poses grave health threats since they more
COMPACT 12-year report launched at UNESCO World Heritage Committee
Since the year 2000, the Community Management of Protected Areas Conservation (COMPACT) initiative has been testing an innovative model for engaging communities in the conservation and shared governance of protected areas considered to be the "global commons" of humankind. An initiative of the GEF more
2009 World Environment Day
Bhutan:On 5th June, speeches of UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, and Lyonpo Nado Rinchen, Deputy Minister of National Environment Commission were read out in the assembly. In the evening there was a quiz competition organized by the National Environment Commission at Khuruthang Middle Secondary more
Three Awards for Senegalese Projects
Three SGP projects won awards during the Grand Prix of the President of the Republic of Senegal earlier this year. Projects that were awarded: 1st Prize: Projet de Promotion d'une Gestion Communautaire intégrée et Durable de l'écosystème de Mangrove dans la région de Ziguinchor Objectifs du more