Africa Regional Meeting on Ramsar COP9, Arusha, 4-8 April 2005

20/04/2005

armenia Africa Regional Meeting in preparation for Ramsar COP9
Arusha, Tanzania, 4-8 April 2005

 

 

 

Presentations during the meeting's sessions

(Note: The presentations have been removed from the site, August 2006.)

WEDNESDAY, 06 APRIL 2005

Session II: Problems and challenges that face the implementation of the Convention in Africa

Presentation of the problems and challenges that face the implementation of the Convention in the sub-region/region (Mr. Abou Bamba, Regional Coordinator for Africa at the Ramsar Bureau)

Presentation of the problems and challenges that face the implementation of the Convention in the sub-region/region (Mr. Yaw Offori Frimpong, Ghana, Africa Representative and member of the Ramsar Standing Committee)

Presentations by Tanzania [5MB], Algeria [1.3MB] and Madagascar on the national targets and the major achievements concerning the implementation of the Convention's Work Plan 2003-2005 and the Resolutions adopted by Ramsar COP8, followed by a general exchange of experiences

Presentation: 'Problems and Challenges in implementation of the Convention-The Role of CEPA) (Ramsar Secretariat) [4.5MB]

THURSDAY, 07 APRIL 2005

Session III: COP8 resolution on NEPAD and proposed COP9 High Level Ministerial Segment meeting.

Presentation: "NEPAD Collaboration with IUCN-ROSA on Conserving Africa's Wetlands." (IUCN-ROSA)

Presentation: "Recommendations relating to financing estimates necessary for protected areas in Africa: the context of wetlands." (Wildlife Conservation Society)

Presentation: "NEPAD and wetlands - State of implementation since COP8" (Anderson Koyo, Kenya)

Presentation: "Current state of the national reports process for COP9" (Ramsar Secretariat) [2.1MB]

Presentation: "State of readiness for COP9, strategy for Africa participation in the COP and explanation on High Level Ministerial meeting following Ramsar COP9" (Paul Mafabi, Uganda) [3.5MB]

Session IV: The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being

Introduction to COP9 Technical Session: The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being (Wetlands International) [3MB]

Presentation: "The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being in the context of Tanzanian experience" (Ministries of Water and Livestock Development and Agriculture and Food Security-Tanzania) [2.5MB]

Presentation: "The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being in the Kafue Flats" (WWF - Zambia) [1MB]

Presentation: "Poverty alleviation and support for wetland Important Bird Areas - case examples of Birdlife International's community-based projects." (Nature Uganda)

Presentation: "The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being: IUCN's experiences" (IUCN EARO) [7MB]

Presentation: "The Role of CICOS in alleviating poverty and promoting well-being" (CICOS)


FRIDAY, 08 APRIL 2005

Session IV: The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being at the river basin level (Contd.)


Presentation: "The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being: the Okavango Delta Management Plan" (Portia Segomelo, Botswana) [1.8MB]

Presentation: "Wisely-Managing Wetlands: Establishing governance and management systems for Lake Tanganyika" (GEF representative for the Lake Tanganyika Authority)

Presentation: "The role of wisely managed wetlands in alleviating poverty and promoting human well-being at the river basin level, the case of Lake Chad." (Lake Chad Basin Commission) Français

Presentation: "Efforts in conserving the Nile: sharing Responsibilities and Benefits " (Nile Basin Initiative)

Presentation: "The Role of the Okavango Delta in alleviating poverty and promoting well-being: a community perspective" ("Every River has its People" programme)

SATURDAY, 09 APRIL 2005

Sustainable Management of Mangrove Ecosystems: Experience of Tanzania (Forestry and Beekeeping Division-Tanzania) [1MB]

Joint World Bank/Ramsar session on the "Principles for a Draft Code of Conduct for the Sustainable Management of Mangrove Ecosystems". (Centre for Africa Wetlands)

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