African Monitoring of the Environment for Sustainable Development (AMESD)

Surveillance de l'Environnement en Afrique pour un Développement Durable

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History

Oct 2007, as a partnership between African Union (AU) and European Union (EU), with the African Union mandated by African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) Secretariat and 5 participating Regional Economic Communities (RECs): Central Africa Economic and Monetary Community (CAEMC); Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD); Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC); Southern African Development Community (SADC). Ran until mid-2013.

Aims

Enhance monitoring for preparedness and adaptation to environmental change, including sustainable management of the environment thereby contributing to poverty alleviation in the poorest area of the world.

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Activities

Regional Thematic Actions (THEMA): water resources management; crop and rangeland management; agricultural and environmental resources management; mitigation and land degradation and conservation of natural habitats; marine and coastal management.

Structure

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Financing

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Members

Members in 48 countries
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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Inspection, Tests
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

J2962

Last News Received

2011
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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