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Restoring Guinea’s mangroves for coastal resilience

The objectives of the study are to estimate the total economic value (TEV) of  mangrove in Guinea.

Managing with mangroves: cost-effective coastline protection for Ghana

The objective of the study is to estimate the total economic value (TEV) of mangrove areas in Ghana.

Radio du littoral: a WACA project initiative to strengthen communication with local communities

Above view of the audience in Agouegan (Lakes) during the broadcast.

Togo: launch of large-scale works to protect the coastline with Benin

Cross-border works to protect the Togo-Benin coast launched on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in Aného.

WACA empowers women entrepreneurs in Mauritania

The WACA project funded US$16,000 for the creation of a sardine canning unit in Mauritania.

Grand-Lahou: visit to the Bandama River for the stabilization of the sandy beach

WACA Cote d'Ivoire accompanied by pre-selected companies visited to the Bandama River.

Floods in Senegal, are retention basins part of the solution?

In Dakar, Senegal, floods are major disruptions. Pape Goumba Lo, Geologist discusses solutions.  

Ivory Coast: WACA commits to restore the ecosystem in Grand-Lahou wetlands

In Ivory Coast, WACA commits to restore the ecosystem in Grand-Lahou wetlands.

The Gambia, Ghana, and Guinea-Bissau join WACA

The World Bank approved $246 million for WACA Resilience Investment Project 2.

Press Release
2022 World Economic Circular Economy Forum Plastics: From a linear problem to circular solutions

This forum will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 am (DC).

Regional fisheries project in West Africa: the case of Guinea Bissau

In 2011, artisanal fishing employed nearly 26,000 people in Guinea Bissau.

Africa centre of excellence in coastal resilience (ACECoR)

WACA and the University of Cape Coast are partners for innovation in coastal resilience.

On the frontlines of climate change, small island states can lead in resilience

In São Tomé and Príncipe, where coastal communities experience flooding as many as 10 times a year.

Coastal Resilience at COP26

West Africa’s coast is already at a tipping point and new risks brought by climate change.

WACA Goes Hybrid at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Marseille
- Marseille, France

This year’s edition attracted over 9,000 participants and drew significant political attention.

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