04 Feb 2016
LATEST NEWS AND STORIES
29 Nov 2016
A country engagement mission was recently completed to the Kingdom of Tonga to initiate national activities of the Pacific Islands Protected Areas Portal (PIPAP). This was one of several country missions conducted to consult and engage key stakeholders on protected area management.
24 Nov 2016
The BIOPAMA organized an assessment workshop on the use of monitoring, planning and IMET / COMIT capacity-building tools, with 11 coaches and key Program experts. The event took place in Douala, in November 17-19, 2016. With 69 protected areas supported, 250 national agency executives coming from 12 countries, and a recipient satisfaction rate of over 80%, the group was able to make an assessment of the elements to be improved for the next phase of funding.
17 Nov 2016
A new publication on what drives effectiveness in protected areas has been published recently. It is a joint effort of many authors and part of the work of the Joint Task Force on Biodiversity and Protected Areas of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and Species Survival Commission and supported by BIOPAMA.
02 Nov 2016
The Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway (Caribbean Gateway) had an invaluable opportunity to share its model for linking data to better decision making on an international scale when it hosted a Knowledge Café at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress 2016.
28 Oct 2016
More than 10,000 top government officials, scientists and civil society leaders convened for the world’s largest environmental and nature conservation event, the IUCN World Conservation Congress, 1-10 September 2016, Hawai’i. The BIOPAMA programme was represented with 30 events and a team of 13 staff. Their results are outline in a new report of the BIOPAMA, European Union and Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group visibility at the IUCN Congress 2016.