It is us we are waiting for! Africa needs to shape its own conservation and climate agenda
The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress offers a chance to find a way to balance economic growth with conserving wildernessAfrica's more than 8,500 protected areas of land and sea cover more than 30% of the continent - an expanse almost the size of Australia and 28 times the size of the UK. These ecosystems play a critical role in climate mitigation and adaptation, as global heating wreaks havoc on all fronts. Today, Africa is embarking on an ambitious trajectory, with significant technological advancements, radical agricultural techniques, groundbreaking approaches to alleviating poverty and unprecedented rates of economic growth. Our natural resources, especially those in protected areas, play a critical role in development models we pursue. However, only about 1,000 of these protected areas have sound management strategies. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/jul/18/kaddu-sebunya-it-is-time-for-africa-to-shape-its-own-conservation-and-climate-agenda-aoe
Zdroj: The Guardian
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