Biodiversity

Protected areas in africa: “efforts need to especially focus on governance”
Interview

Protected areas in africa: “efforts need to especially focus on governance”

In 2012, IUCN launched the Green List of protected areas. Geoffroy Mauvais, coordinator of PAPACO (Program on African Protected Areas & Conservation) explains how it creates a reference model on how to manage these protected areas.
Geoffroy Mauvais
“With MOOCs, we can certainly revolutionize access to knowledge in Africa”
Interview

“With MOOCs, we can certainly revolutionize access to knowledge in Africa”

In October 2015, IUCN’s Program on African Protected Areas & Conservation (PAPACO) put online the first MOOC on protected areas management for students and professionals in Africa. This innovative experience has been a great success and is expected to continue with the development of a...
Geoffroy Mauvais
Innovating to protect nature: offset, a new source of financing?
Opinion

Innovating to protect nature: offset, a new source of financing?

The limited resources of national budgets and Official Development Assistance will not be sufficient to preserve habitats and key species in the South. Other sources of financing are consequently required. It has become essential to mobilize the private sector more in conservation trust funds and...
Guillaume Chiron
How the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture can prove its worth
Opinion

How the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture can prove its worth

The “Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture” could feed the international climate discussions. However, it needs to specify how it will be able to contribute to meeting the challenges of food security and climate change.
José Tissier
Can we sustainably restore ecosystems?
Interview

"Protected areas are the foundations of our future"

The World Parks Congress will be held in Sydney from 12 to 19 November. It will be focusing on a specific subject: protected areas. There are now over 200,000 protected areas. They are very diverse: large, small, community- or State-based, forest or mountain areas, desert or marine areas… but...
Geoffroy Mauvais
Restoring damages landscapes
Opinion

Restoring damages landscapes

Guillaume Chiron
Action for biodiversity: Going beyond “OR” to initiate “AND” !
Humankind and biodiversity
Opinion

Humankind and biodiversity

Geneviève Ferone

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