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The BirdLife Council for the Africa Partnership (CAP) meeting is the top governance organ for the BirdLife Africa Partnership, established to review and decide on regional policies and programmes of BirdLife in Africa. Biennially, CAP brings together Partner CEOs, Supporting Partners, organizations wishing to join the network and other institutional partners. CAP 2015 will take place at the Royal Senchi Hotel, Akosombo, Ghana from Friday 9th - Thursday 15th October 2015.  Typically, CAP meetings are attended by about 80 participants from the Africa Partnership, Supporting Partners, BirdLife Global and Regional Secretariat.CAP will be hosted by the Ghana Wildlife Society,the BirdLife Partner in Ghana. Read more

Enhancing the Capacity and Participation of Local Communities and 
District Assemblies in Environmental Monitoring and Decision making in the Western Region of Ghana

Ghana, like many other natural resource rich emerging economies, holds economically viable quantities of oil and gas reserves. The exploitation of these resources remains a priority as substantial revenue is generated from subsurface resources exploitation as a major source of foreign income for economic growth. However, oil and gas exploitation also have the potential to cause severe degradation to the physical environment, health, economic and social structure of local and indigenous communities. Many emerging economies like Ghana are currently developing environmental guidelines and capacity to prevent as well as track threats to the environment and local livelihoods in the growing oil and gas sector. It is against this backdrop that the proposed project seeks to enhance the capacity of selected District Assemblies and local communities towards participation in decision making and monitoring of ecological and socioeconomic threats of the emerging oil and gas industry in the Western region of Ghana. Read more







                Investing in Natural Capital for
                     Inclusive Development
        9th-10th October 2015, Accra, Ghana





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