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We Need a Gender-Sensitive Approach to Tackle Plastic Pollution

Women play a central yet largely invisible role in the use and recycling of plastic. 

Press Release
Request for Clarification/Q&A Deadline

The Q&A window is now open until June 22, 2020 (11:59pm US Eastern Standard Time).

Newsletter
Call for Innovation

The World Bank Group is launching a Call for Innovation under WACA.

Blog
WACA Marketplace: States, people and the private sector working together to protect our coasts

Coastal erosion must be fought and African countries must work together.

Blog
Dealing with Coastal Challenges Requires Big Push by Private Sector

The recent threats to Grand-Bassam, a UNESCO World, have particular resonance for me. 

Blog
The Marketplace is open: A new Approach to Mobilizing Infrastructure Finance for Coastal Resilience

For many people living in West Africa, coastal environments are much more than fond memories.

News
WACA Marketplace
- Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

The first WACA Marketplace will be held on November 18th,19th in Cote d’Ivoire by INVITATION ONLY.

Blog
The inaugural WACA Marketplace took place on November 18 and 19th in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
- Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

The six WACA countries unbundled their coastal multi-sector investment plans into project ideas.

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Our Ministers are Deepening their Engagement in Preserving our Coasts

I am pleased to announce  that our ministers launched two new programs to preserve our coasts.

News
African Ministers Ratify New Protocols on Integrated Ocean Management
- Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Abidjan Convention convened the second meeting of the plenipotentiaries.

News
West Africa’s Coast: Losing Over $3.8 Billion a Year to Erosion, Flooding and Pollution

West Africa’s coastal areas host about one third of the region’s population.

 

News
Breaking Down Barriers to Private Sector Investment to Build Resilience for West Africa’s Coasts
- Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The celebration of Earth Day this week should cause us to consider the state of our planet.

 

News
West Africa’s Fading Coastline

In the latest episode of Afronomics, we explore the importance of protecting coastal cities.

News
World Bank Board Approves WACA Resilience Investment Project

The World Bank Group approved today a package of $210 million in financing for a regional project.

News
St Louis, Senegal: Coastal communities facing waves of change
- Dakar, Senegal

Saint Louis’s coastal community is losing ground to the ocean each year.

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