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    • Africa Mountains Atlas 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2014)
      The mountains of Africa provide water and food, rich biodiversity, recreational areas and serve as important centres of cultural integrity and heritage. However, Africa faces growing challenges in ensuring the sustainable ...
    • Angola: Ecosystem-based Adaptation 2016-2020 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2020)
      This UNEP project is seeking to help climate-vulnerable coastal communities by using ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) – a type of ‘nature-based solution’ that uses ecosystem services to reduce the negative impacts of climate ...
    • Atlas of Africa Energy Resources 

      United Nations Environment Programme; African Development Bank (2017)
      This Atlas compiles and synthesizes regional and national information. It presents the scale and distribution of energy resources, production and consumption trends, as well as the existing potential for environmentally ...
    • Coastal Erosion in West and Central Africa - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 67 

      United Nations Environment Programme (1985)
      This report was conceived with a naturalistic approach, i.e. global and inter-regional, incorporating different parameters which shape the coastal zone. It is subdivided into 3 main parts. The first one takes into account ...
    • Compendium of Environmental Law of African Countries Volume 1: Framework Laws and EIA Regulations (1998 Supplement to Volume I, 1996 edition) 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Development Programme (1998)
      The Compendium of Environmental Laws of African Countries was published for the first time in 1996. Volume I contains texts of framework laws as well as EIA Regulations, which had been received by that time.
    • Energy Profile: Angola 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2017)
      In 2013, Angola had a population of just over 21 million with an energy sector dominated by hydropower and oil (IEA, 2016). Electricity production in 2015 was 617 ktoe with 73.2 per cent of it generated from hydro and 24.7 ...
    • From conflict to peacebuilding: the role of natural resources and the environment 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2009)
      Since 1990 at least eighteen violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources. In fact, recent research suggests that over the last sixty years at least forty percent of all intrastate conflicts ...
    • Implementing the African Elephant Action Plan: Southern Africa Projects 

      United Nations Environment Programme; The African Elephant Fund (2018)
    • Internship Project On the Land Use Policies and Land Tenure In the Arid and Semi-arid Countries of Post-Independence Africa 

      United Nations Environment Programme; Desertification Control Programme Activity Centre (1993)
      This project on land use policy and land tenure in the and and semi-arid countries of post-independence Africa has spanned the course of just under six weeks.We have compiled information on the following countries: Algeria, ...
    • Mangroves of Western and Central Africa 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2007)
      This report presents new spatial data for mangrove area coverage in West Africa, and brings together for the first time information on the uses of mangroves, current drivers of change and threats to mangroves at the national ...
    • Regional Report on Efficient Lighting in Sub-Saharan African Countries 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2012)
      The report examines and assesses the lighting initiatives for each country. It also focuses on the successes and insights obtained by some of the pioneering countries that have initiated programs to phase out inefficient ...
    • World atlas of great apes and their conservation 

      United Nations Environment Programme; World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP, 2005)
      This atlas provides a comprehensive overview of what is currently known about all six species of great apes - chimpanzee, bonobo, Sumatran orangutan, Bornean orangutan, eastern gorilla, and western gorilla. It gives a ...