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Calls for Proposals in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot Basic page 16 September 2016
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Tour to community wildlife sancturary  © GFWA
Le Directeur des subventions du CEPF et les membres de la RIT visitent les projets au Ghana et au Nigéria Basic page 25 August 2019
La RIT du CEPF dans le hotspot de biodiversité des forêts guinéennes de l’Afrique de l’ouest soutient le travail de conservation des ONG locales et internationales dans les pays que traverse le hotspot. Dans le cadre de notre engagement, nous responsabilisons les organisations de la société civile dans le hotspot en apportant l’appui technique qui les aidera à mettre en œuvre leurs projets de conservation du mieux qu’elles le peuvent.
Tour to community wildlife sancturary © GFWA
CEPF Grant Director and members of the RIT visit projects in Ghana, Nigeria Basic page 25 August 2019
The CEPF RIT in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot supports the conservation work of local and international NGOs in countries across the hotspot. Part of our commitment is to empower civil society organizations in the hotspot by providing technical support to help them implement their conservation projects at best.
Solar salt technology © Sembene Camara
Comment la nouvelle technologie du " sel solaire " permet-elle de sauver les mangroves de Guinée? Basic page 23 August 2019
À Dubréka, en Guinée Conakry, la production de sel consistait à abattre les mangroves pour en faire du bois de chauffage. Aujourd'hui, un nouveau projet utilise la technologie solaire pour extraire le sel d'une manière plus sûre et plus durable qui permet déjà de regenerer les mangroves.
Inside the bee hive © Jean Beaufort
Un projet de conservation forestier convertit des brûleurs d’ abeilles en apiculteurs sur l'île de Príncipe Basic page 23 August 2019
Sur la petite île de Príncipe dans le Golfe de Guinée, un projet communautaire d'apiculture permet aux communautés d'obtenir du miel d'une manière qui ne risque ni leur vie, ni celle des abeilles. Cette initiative permet de restaurer les forêts et diversifier les moyens de subsistence.
© Fode Sembene Camara
How is new 'solar salt' technology saving Guinean mangroves? News 26 July 2019
In Dubréka, Guinea, salt production used to involve cutting down mangroves to burn as fuelwood. Now, a new project is using solar technology to extract salt in a safer, more sustainable way that is already allowing mangroves to regrow.
© Jean Beaufort
Forest conservation project converts bee-burners to beekeepers on Príncipe Island News 12 July 2019
On the small island of Príncipe in the Gulf of Guinea, a community beekeeping project is empowering communities to obtain honey in a way that doesn't risk their lives. This initiative is already restoring forests and enriching livelihoods.
CEPF GFWA 4th Call for Proposals Basic page 23 July 2018
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Mount Nimba Nature reserve supports species like this pregnant toad, about to give birth to live young © Sandberger-Loua L, Müller H, Rödel M-O
Fighting rural poverty: community empowered to conserve Guinean mountain reserve News 29 May 2018
It’s an unfortunate fact: people living near Important Biodiversity Areas are often very poor and depend solely on the exploitation of natural resources for their livelihoods. Now, a project is working to buck this trend, empowering communities to improve their lot by using resources sustainably.
Nigeria's first women-driven mangrove restoration project is already succeeding © Enobong Bassey
Women are championing mangrove conservation in Nigeria News 5 March 2018
A women-led civil society group in Nigeria is empowering women and the whole community to protect Nigeria’s extremely productive but disappearing mangrove forests, which provide abundant services to the marine environment and people.
The Western Area still holds a significant forest cover © Jude Fuhnwi
Did Sierra Leone's mudslide uncover a forgotten conservation promise? News 16 November 2017
The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and represents a significant portion of the remaining forest cover in the Guinean Forests of West Africa Hotspot.
Tommy Garnett
Message from the Team Leader - July 2017 Newsletter Basic page 18 July 2017
As we are about to enter year two of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s investment in the Guinean Forests of West Africa (GFWA) Biodiversity hotspot, BirdLife International be