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
UNESCO designates 8 new Global Geoparks
UNESCOs Executive Board has approved the designation of 8 new UNESCO Global Geoparks bringing the number of sites participating in the Global Geoparks Network to 177 in 46 countries Two new countries Luxembourg and Sweden this year join the Global Network with the designation of their first geoparks
How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future