- Ecosystem-applied research and monitoring
- Lobbying and advocacy at the international and national level
- Public support and engagement
- Sustainable land and sea landscapes
- Site protection support
The facts are obvious. In Côte d’Ivoire, the coastal area is greatly deteriorated, with this process worsening year after year. Moreover, the situation is similar in all the countries of West Africa’s coastal strip
As part of the Coastal Seabirds Project funded by MAVA, BirdLife International (BL) has launched the regional census of Terns and Gulls along the coast of West Africa, using drones.
“The competition between seabirds and fishermen is at the expense of the former”.
As part of the “Integrated Saloum Delta Biodiversity Management” project of the Senegal Directorate of National Parks, financed by the MAVA Foundation for Nature, the Nature-Communautés-Développement (NCD)
As part of the MAVA-funded capacity building project for waterbird conservation and monitoring along the West Africa coastline (DIOE), Wetlands International Africa organised, from 19 to 21 November 2018, a training session on the coordination of national networks for waterbird census and data collection in Ndangane Sambou, in collaboration with NATAGORA, a Belgian NGO.
As a Party to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Guinea-Bissau set up at the country level in 2014 the Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM), provided for under the CBD to promote cooperation among countries involved in the implementation of the Convention.
An electric fence of 1,650 m has been set up to protect flamingos’ nesting sites in the Aftout Es Saheli region in the lower delta of the Senegal River.
The seasonality of the Earth ensures that in the North large expanses of land become available for use by demanding organisms like birds during the northern summer.