NewsWest 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.
NewsBreaking 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.
NewsWest Africa’s Fading Coastline
In the latest episode of Afronomics, we explore the importance of protecting coastal cities.
NewsWorld Bank Board Approves WACA Resilience Investment Project
The World Bank Group approved today a package of $210 million in financing for a regional project.
NewsSt Louis, Senegal: Coastal communities facing waves of change
- Dakar, Senegal
Saint Louis’s coastal community is losing ground to the ocean each year.
NewsLiving on the Edge: Dovi’s Story
Dovi Woollens has lived along the coast of Baguida, Togo for her entire life.
BlogDutch Expertise Welcome for West Africa Coastal Management
Coastal erosion and flooding in West Africa severely threaten communities and livelihoods.
BlogBenin and Togo: Combating Coastal Erosion Through Physical Investments
The World Bank has approved $36 million in additional financing.
NewsWhy a Call for Innovation?
Some development challenges in coastal areas are so complex and have multiple options for solutions.
NewsPreserving Mangroves to Enhance Coastal Resilience
Did you know that each year, mangroves store the equivalent of carbon emissions from 26 million cars?
BlogWhere Rice, Mangroves and Dikes Connect in Guinea-Bissau
A look at the relationship between protecting and restoring mangroves and rice cultivation.
BlogPrésentation à Abidjan d’une loi sur la protection du littoral ivoirien
La loi sur le littoral ivoirien, a entre autres pour objectifs de lutter contre l’érosion côtière.
NewsThe Great Green Wall and the West Africa Coastal Areas Management (WACA) Programmes Case Study
- Washington DC
Africa Case Study: The Great Green Wall and The WACA Program, by Maria Sarraf.