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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.

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

The Abidjan Convention convened the second meeting of the plenipotentiaries.

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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.

 

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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.

 

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West Africa’s Fading Coastline

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

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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.

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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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Living on the Edge: Dovi’s Story
- Togo

Dovi Woollens has lived along the coast of Baguida, Togo for her entire life. 

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Benin and Togo: Combating Coastal Erosion Through Physical Investments

The World Bank has approved $36 million in additional financing.

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Why a Call for Innovation?

Some development challenges in coastal areas are so complex and have multiple options for solutions.

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Regional observatory of the west african coast (ORLOA)

WACA and ORLOA partner to monitor coastal resilience in West Africa.   

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Preserving Mangroves to Enhance Coastal Resilience

Did you know that each year, mangroves store the equivalent of carbon emissions from 26 million cars?

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Securing the banks of Guin Island in Aného: 18,000 mangrove seedlings

The WACA ResIP Togo project has just launched the community sub-project for securing the banks. 

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Africa Centre of Excellence in Coastal Resilience (ACECoR)

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

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