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The News on African Protected Areas (NAPA)

The News on African Protected Areas (NAPA) is a monthly newsletter produced by Papaco. The NAPA deals with current events, studies, interviews, jobs advertising… related to protected areas across the whole continent.

NAPA Newsletter of the month

Stories of African PAs

The 106th edition of the NAPA letter talks of Multi Internationnaly Designated Protected Areas and how to better manage them. It also reminds us about our MOOCs (PA management and Ecological Monitoring) and presents a few job offers

Click on a yellow country to listen to a story of an African PA….

 

 

Our Previous Letters

Date Issues Download
1 Oct 2007   PDF
2 Nov 2007 APAO project  PDF
3 Dec 2007    PDF
4 Jan 2008    PDF
5 Feb 2008    PDF
6 March 2008 Marine protected areas  PDF
7 April 2008    PDF
8 May 2008 Master GAP  PDF
9 June 2008    PDF
10 July 2008 Funding conservation  PDF
11 Sept 2008    PDF
12 Oct 2008 Equity  PDF
13 Nov 2008 Local initiatives  PDF
14 Dec 2008 Institutions et local iniatives  PDF
15 Jan 2009    PDF
16 Feb 2009 Extractive industries  PDF
17 March 2009 Launching the Master on PA management  PDF
18 April 2009    PDF
19 May 2009    PDF
20 June 2009 Writings and poems  PDF
21 July 2009    PDF
22 Sept 2009    PDF
23 Oct 2009 On-going training on PA management  PDF
24 Nov 2009    PDF
25 Dec 2009 Community areas  PDF
26 Dec 2009 Photos  PDF
27 Jan 2010    PDF
28 Feb 2010 Desertic protected areas  PDF
29 March 2010    PDF
30 April 2010    PDF
31 May 2010    PDF
32 June 2010 Elephant conservation  PDF
33 July 2010 Big game hunting and conservation  PDF
34 Sept 2010    PDF
35 Oct 2010 Ecotourism and conservation  PDF
36 Nov 2010 Role and place of local NGOs locales for West African protected areas conservation  PDF
37 Dec 2010 Conclusion of our forum on local NGO’s  PDF
38 Jan 2011 The protected areas program of IUCN in West and Central Africa (Papaco), what we did, what we expect to do…  PDF
39 Feb 2011 Local economic values of savanna protected areas  PDF
40 March 2011 DRC parks _ Deux Balé park (Burkina)_ training courses for parks managers_ Rüppel vultures in Niger  PDF
41 April 2011 Legal and institutional arrangements for PA management in West Africa_How to protect and recover forest areas in Benin _ Training courses for parks managers in Ouagadougou _ Database on birds in Niger  PDF
42 May 2011 Program on “local conservation”  PDF
43 June 2011 Management of protected areas in Burundi, Benin and Liberia  PDF
44 July 2011 World Heritage in Africa _ Local initiatives in Togo  PDF
45 Sept 2011 “Mining” in West Africa and its possible (positive or not) impacts on conservation of protected areas  PDF
46 Oct 2011 Climate change and the role of protected areas in adaptation processes  PDF
47 Nov 2011 PA management training courses _ small grants for conservation _ REDD+_ IUCN world congress (2012)_ “Best practices guidelines” _Discussion about what “wilderness” means nowadays PDF
48 Dec 2011 Biodiversity and protected areas in East and South Africa  PDF
49 Jan 2012 Governance and PA stakeholders in West Africa  PDF
50 Feb 2012 Implementing management plans in West and Central African PAs  PDF
51 March 2012 PA in Congo (Brazzaville)_ Research program in Southern Africa _ Sustainable funding of PA _ Elephants in north Cameroun  PDF
52 April 2012 IUCN Red List  PDF
53 May 2012 A road map for African protected areas, first axe: healthy PAsLocal governance to the rescue of biological diversity  PDF
54 June 2012 A road map for African protected areas, second axe: efficient PAsSensitization on environment conservation: an example in MadagascarTowards a better governance at all levels: what ambition for Rio+20?  PDF
55 July 2012 A road map for African protected areas, third axe: sustainable PAsAn IUCN/WCPA initiative to improve the management of PAs: Green ListFinancing of conservation strategies?Consultation and land-use planning as a tool for conservation management  PDF
56 Sept 2012    PDF
57 Oct 2012    PDF
58 Nov 2012    PDF
59 Dec 2012    PDF
60 Jan 2013    PDF
61 Feb 2013    PDF
62 March 2013    PDF
63 April 2013    PDF
64 May 2013    PDF
65 June 2013    PDF
66 July 2013    PDF
67 Sept 2013    PDF
68 Oct 2013    PDF
69 Nov 2013    PDF
70 Dec 2013    PDF
71 Jan 2014    PDF
72 Feb 2014    PDF
73 March 2014    PDF
74 April 2014    PDF
75 May 2014    PDF
76 June 2014    PDF
77 July 2014    PDF
78 Sept 2014    PDF
79 Oct 2014    PDF
80 Nov 2014    PDF
81 Dec 2014    PDF
82 Jan 2015    PDF
83 Feb 2015    PDF
84 March 2015    PDF

 

85 April 2015  PDF
86 May 2015  PDF
87 June 2015  PDF
88 July 2015    PDF
89 September 2015    PDF
90 October 2015 PDF
91 November 2015 PDF
92 December 2015  State of biodiv conservation in W and C Africa PDF
93 January 2016  Conservation and civil society in Africa PDF
94 February 2016 PDF
95 March 2016 WCPA strategy on capacity building in PAs _ feedbacks on MOOC GAP 2015 PDF
96 April 2016 UNESCO biosphere reserves in Africa PDF
97 May 2016 EU conservation strategy in Africa PDF
98 June 2016 EU strategic approach to wildlife conservation in Africa PDF
99 July 2016 Equity in protected areas PDF
100 September 2016 Success stories in West and Central African PAs PDF
101 October 2016 Resilience and Adaptation Planning for climat change PDF
102 November 2016  Urban protected areas: management and governance NAPA-102
103 December 2016 Connected solutions for conservation of PAs  NAPA-103
104 January 2017 MOOC on PA management: assessment of impacts – Green List in Benin  NAPA 104
105 February 2017 Innovative funding of PAs in Africa  NAPA 105
106 March 2017 Managing Multi International Designations  NAPA 106
107 April 2017