Lake Chad initiative creates green jobs for local communities
The BIOPALT Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad project has set itself an ambitious objective to enable local inhabitant to live and work peacefully on the shores of Lake Chad Launched in 2018 for a period of four years the project aims to take stock of the regions natural resources so that they can be managed more sustainably Pilot actions to restore various ecosystems and foster the development of a green economy will also be carried out
Teachers' voices: Creative learning "doesn't cost more and doesn't require a lot of infrastructure"
Artomossi, fighting against silting
The erosion of biodiversity and ecosystems has ecological but also social and economic consequences UNESCO within the framework of its Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad BIOPALT project is supporting the population of Artomossi in the ecological restoration of its wadi which is suffering from silting
Improving tsunami readiness around the South China Sea
The South China Sea region and its neighbouring basins including the Sulu and Celebes seas comprise one of the worlds most vulnerable areas to earthquakes and tsunamis owing to seismic activity in the Manila Cotabato and Negros and Sulawesi trenches