Middle Africa

Synonyms
Central Africa
Area code (UN M.49)
017
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En Afrique centrale, la grogne monte contre l'huile de palme

Date: 21 décembre 2016

Source: Le Populaire du centre

Par AFP

La grogne est montée en 2016 en Afrique centrale, notamment au Gabon et au Cameroun, contre les méga-plantations d'huile de palme financées par des groupes agro-industriels asiatiques, américains ou européens, accusés de menacer les forêts du bassin du Congo après celles d'Indonésie et de Malaisie.

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La gestion inclusive des forêts d’Afrique centrale: Passer de la participation au partage des pouvoirs

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August 2016

Regional Assessment Studies on Land Policy in Central, Eastern, North, Southern and West Africa: Synthesis Report

 This Synthesis Report is a synopsis of the outcomes of the regional assessment reports, which were based on studies and subsequent consultations in five regions of Africa. These reports show that some land related issues are common to all regions in the continent while others are region specific. Issues common to the whole continent are those related to: state sovereignty over land; legal pluralism; gender biases in access to land; land tenure security; and land and conflicts.

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February 2011

Land Policy in Africa: Central Africa Regional Assessment

 The Central African region includes Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe. The region is characterized by its high diversity, as it reflects all types of ecosystems of the continent. The region is most known as hosting one of the world’s richest forest biodiversity as well as valuable natural resources such as mineral resources and oil. The population of Central African region was estimated at some 121 000 000 inhabitants in 2007. However this population is unevenly distributed.

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September 2012

West Central Africa : Building Ownership for Environmentally Sustainable Development

Within the sub-region of West Central
Africa (Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana,
Niger, Nigeria, and Togo) several countries have completed
National Environmental Action Plans (NEAPs). Some are
implementing environmental support programs based on these
plans, as well as more site-specific natural resource
management, urban environmental management, and biodiversity
conservation projects. The report notes some success

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August 2012