• 2nd edition of the ‘Water for Life’ UN-Water Best Practices Award

  • Adapt or “die”: a climate change challenge for African cities

    ADDIS ABABA, 20 Oct - African countries have been advised to cooperate in adapting now to the ravages of climate change or face the harsh consequences of inaction that would befall large numbers of the continent’s 967 million people .
  • Environment ministers in Guinea Current area agree on a permanent body to manage ecosystem

    ACCRA 2 July – Environment Ministers of 16 West and Central African countries agreed Friday to the creation of the Guinea Current Commission and accepted Ghana’s offer to host the new regional body.
  • African scientists to survey South Gulf of Guinea waters in science-based effort to ensure sustainable management of Guinea current fisheries

    By Olu Sarr PORT-GENTIL, Gabon 18 June – The Norwegian research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen has set sail from Port-Gentil, Gabon, with 13 African scientists and their Norwegian counterparts
  • Mid-term review of National Action Plans for ecosystem preservation begins

    ACCRA 12 July - Environmentalists from 16 west and central African nations began Monday a two-day review of their progress in developing National Action Plans vital for the safeguarding and sustainable management of their marine ecosystems that are blighted by pollution and the depletion of resources.
  • Mid-term review of National Action Plans ends; countries make significant progress.

    ACCRA 13 July - Countries participating in the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) project have made significant progress in developing their National Action Plans, the consultant guiding the process said Tuesday.
  • Value of maintaining healthy Coastal environment discussed

    ACCRA 15 July - Experts from the Guinea Current countries of west and central Africa began a two-day meeting Wednesday to discuss harmonized methods to measure the economic value of maintaining a healthy marine and coastal ecosystem along their coast stretching from Guinea-Bissau to Angola on the Atlantic.
  • "Green-Green" in our Western waters

    TAKORADI, Ghana, 13 Sept - For as long as many elder fishermen in the Ghanaian districts of Jomoro and Ellembelle remember, there have been outbreaks of a green filamentous plant called ‘Green-Green’, beginning in December and lasting two months on average.
  • Business to join government in the battle to manage solid waste.

    ACCRA 19 Oct - With some African cities close to choking on garbage, government and private sector partnerships say they are ready to clean up then recycle the mess, thereby protecting millions of urban residents while creating jobs and earning business profit.
  • Your garbage, their business: network formed to manage trash

    ACCRA 21 Oct - Local businesses and the government formed a network Thursday to coordinate the collection, disposal of and recycling a variety of industrial and household waste that continue to endanger millions of Ghanaians.
  • The Interim Guinea Current Commission’s Interview with Sierra Leone Environment Protection Agency Chairperson Haddijatou Jallow

    ACCRA 1 Nov - Sierra Leone is a small country nestled on the western bulge of Africa, but one endowed with abundant natural resources on and offshore.
  • Interview with Dr. Ken Sherman, one of two winners of the 2010 Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development

    ACCRA, 17 Nov - Fisheries Scientist KennethSherman and Conservationist Randall Arauz are the 2010 joint winners of the Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development
  • Father of Large Marine Ecosystem honoured

    ACCRA 18 Nov - Fisheries Oceanographer Kenneth Sherman and conservationist Randall Arauz received worldwide acclaim Wednesday as joint Image winners of the 2010 Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development.
  • Scientists in West, Central Africa to apply ecosystem based-management to fisheries

    ACCRA 13 Dec - Turn-out and expectations were high Monday as fisheries experts began a five-day regional training workshop on the use of scientific models that could guide governments in managing fisheries resources in the Guinea Current region.
  • Guinea Current countries seek support for priority investment projects

    DOUALA, Cameroon 17 Feb – Countries of the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) region began a crucial two-day meeting
  • GCLME Fish farmers to learn about mariculture techniques

    ACCRA 23 Feb – Fish farmers and scientists from the Guinea current region began a three-day session Tuesday
  • Guinea Current fish farmers urged to diversify into mariculture

    Their interests were stimulated by the presentations on mariculture technology, made by the Yellow Sea expert on the subject, Dr. In-Kwon Jang
  • Atelier de démonstration et de dissémination des résultats du Projet pilote du Benin

  • Workshop of demonstration and dissemination of the results of the pilot project in Benin: Marine Protected Areas(MPA)

    Site visit of the sacred mangrove of Avlékété: Marine Protected Areas(MPA) Benin
  • GCLME countries seek regional policy on use of oil dispersants

    Accra, 22 June - Reach back momentarily to 1989 and the Exxon Valdez tanker oil spill. The disaster alerted the world to possible future accidents of this nature.
  • Regional Training Workshop on Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement (CME) of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention

  • Interim Guinea Current Commission member states agree to harmonize use of Oil Spill dispersants use in the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem.

    ACCRA, 27 June – West and Central African members of the Interim Guinea Current Commission (IGCC) /Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) project agreed on ways to start developing a regional policy on the use of chemical dispersants
  • Fin de l’Atelier de Dissémination des Résultats du Projet ICAM Kribi Cameroun

  • Workshop of demonstration and dissemination of the results of ICAM project in Kribi, Cameroon

  • Coastal Erosion in Assinie, Côte d’Ivoire

    Comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Construction of Coastal Erosion Defense Measure in Assinie, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Coastal Erosion in Assinie

    Comprehensive Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Construction of Coastal Erosion Defense Measure in Assinie, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Budgets sédimentaires dans la région du courant de Guinée

    Le GEMCG pour une réduction de l’érosion côtière
  • 6th World Water Forum, Marseille France

    IGCC/GCLME at the 6th World water Forum
  • UNIDO/GCLME Project exhibition at the 6th World Water

    We have made a great impact today by sharing more than 200 copies of our publications CD and Videos.
  • 3rd GEF-UNDP-IMO-GloBallast Global Project Task Force Meeting Cape Town

    GloBallast Partners group photograph

All Demo projects Reports



Report Name

Marine Productivity and Biodiversity Regional Activity Centre
2011_02_02 Productivity Demo Project Report
Marine Protected Areas
2011_03_14 Final Rapport MPA Benin
2011_03_14 Rapport Final AMP Benin
2007_22_07 Feasibility Studies Rapport AMP
Integrated Coastal Area Management (ICAM)


Report of the Regional Training Workshop on ICAM
2011_06_01 Final report ICAM Cameroon
2011_06_01 Final Report ICAM Cameroon annexes
Demo Project Phosphate


Report of the Feasibility Study to utilize the Phosphates'sludge


Report d'Étude de faisabilité sur la utilisation de la boue de Phosphates

August 2007 Feasibility Studies Rapport on Phosphate demo
Restoration and the Conjunctive Sustainable Management of Native Mangroves and Nypa palms in the Cross River Estuary of Nigeria

Mar 2011

12th Progress Report

Feb 2011

10th Progress Report

Jan 2011

9th Progress Report

Dec 2010

8th Progress Report

Sept 2010

7th Progress Report

Aug 2010

6th Progress Report

Aug 2010

5th Progress Report

June 2010

4th Progress Report Part1

June 2010

4th Progress Report Part2

June 2010

4th Progress Report Part3

July 2010

3th Progress Report

July 2010

3th Progress Report Annex

April 2010

2nd Progress Report

Jan 2010

1st Progress Report

December 2008 Feasibility Studies Report Mangrove and Nypa

Waste Stock Management

Dec 2010

Final Rapport Waste Stock Management

May 2009 Feasibility Studies Report demo Waste Stock Management


Sept 2005

Report on Ellah Lakes PLC Aquaculture


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