04 Feb 2016
22 Jun 2016
The most recent meeting of the Working Group on protected areas and wildlife of COMIFAC that took place at the end of May 2016 endorsed the IMET (Integrated Management Effectiveness) tool and encouraged further engagements of the Central African States for protected areas planning, monitoring and evaluation using this tool.
14 Jun 2016
Alien and invasive species represent a great threat for ecological and economic well-being of the planet. The IUCN Species Survival Commission Invasive Species Specialist Group teamed up with BIOPAMA to identify and map these species in high biodiversity value sites in the Eastern and Southern African region. This information will be available to users and decision makers through the Observatories for Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management.
27 Apr 2016
The Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in the environment field in Antigua and Barbuda since 1989. The EAG partnered up with BIOPAMA Caribbean for the organization of a protected areas data management training for Antigua and Barbuda in October 2015 and this collaboration is continuing with the development of a case study on the protected area data situation in the country.
31 Mar 2016
After the trainings and assessments of protected areas in the WAP complex (W-Arly-Pendjari) in February 2016, the BIOPAMA programme is lending support to national and regional authorities in West Africa and is organizing two new capacity development workshops in April.
10 Mar 2016
The Capacity Development for Protected and Other Conserved Areas in the Pacific Islands Region, Strategy and Action Framework 2015-2020 has just been launched and it is the result of a joint effort by the Pacific BIOPAMA programme represented by IUCN and regional partners and stakeholders.