Presentations of the PreCOP11 Africa Regional Meeting, October 2011

African Regional Preparatory Meeting
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 3-8 October, 2011

Please see the tables below for PDF versions of the reports and presentations shared at the Africa Regional Meeting, October 2011.

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03 October 2011SpeakerTitle of Presentation
Paul Ouédraogo (SRA for Africa, Ramsar Secretariat)

Plenary Session 1: Presentation of the meeting objectives and adoption of the agenda

William Darwall (Manager, IUCN Species Prog – Freshwater Unit)

Introduction of report: The diversity of life in African freshwaters: Underwater, under threat

David A. Stroud (Senior Ornithologist, UK Joint Nature Conservation Committee)

Introduction of new format of Ramsar Information Sheet

04 October 2011SpeakerTitle of Presentation
Paul Ouédraogo (SRA for Africa, Ramsar Secretariat)Working Group Session on the progress made with the implementation of the Convention’s 2009-2015 strategic plan
Paul Mafabi, Regional CoordinatorRamsar Centre for Eastern Africa, RAMCEA
Mr Guéladio Cissé, EHS Unit/EPH/Swiss TPHRiverine Urban Ecosystem Services, Health and Local Governance against Poverty in Africa: Methodology and Recommendations
06 October 2011SpeakerTitle of Presentation
Kathrin Weise (Jena-Optronik GmbH)

Introduction to GlobWetland II Project

AfDB (African Water Facility) /Lawrence T. Narteh-FAO (Inlands Valleys)

Water Agriculture and Wetlands

Kinrad Otto-Zimmermann (Secretary General, ICLEI

Urban Leadership for African Sustainability (ULAS): Wetlands and Urbanization

Mr. Serge Riazanoff & Mr. Yves Barthelemy (Université Marne la Vallée)

Visio Terra Available data and reception of data for wetlands indicators monitoring in Africa

07 October 2011SpeakerTitle of Presentation
Denis Landenbergue (Freshwater unit, WWF)

Mining and Extractive industries, threats and challenges for Africa wetlands

Abdoulaye Ndiaye, Wetlands International Africa

Florian Keil, Communications Officer, AEWA Secretariat

Taej Mundkur, Wetlands International

Flyway Training Kit
A resource tool to support
‘the flyway conservation approach’
Additional PresentationsSpeakerTitle of Presentation
AEWA and CMSConvention on Migratory Species (CMS) and African-Eurasian Mgratory Waterbird Agreement (AWEA)
l’Université de OuagadougouMaster en Conservation et
Utilisation durable des Zones Humides
(Master Zones Humides)
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