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Abidjan Aquatic Wildlife Partnership 1st Meeting Date : 23rd to 25th July 2018 Venue : Seen Hotel - Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)
Atelier national d'opérationnalisation du plan national d'urgence contre les déversements accidentels d'hydrocarbures en mer du Bénin Date : 09th to 11th of July 2018 Venue : Cotonou, Golden Tulipe le Diplomate, Benin L’atelier national d'opérationnali...

Abidjan, March 20, 2018 - A delegation composed of Dr. Ana Ramos, a researcher at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) and Prof. Fran Ramil, from the University of Vigo, met with Mr. Abou Bamba, Executive Secretary of the Abidjan Convention, surrounded by his team.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the opportunity of initiating activities supporting research on the conservation and management of marine and coastal biodiversity in countries of the Abidjan Convention. This will ultimately increase the knowledge available on the fishery resources currently exploited and facilitate the collection of new data on vulnerable marine ecosystems, including aquatic species living near the seabed, among others (the benthos). Read More