10th edition of the regional coastal and marine Forum

from March 29 to April 1, 2022 Bissau

#FOMACO2022

Forum Theme

The health of the oceans, a challenge for the sustainable development of the West African littoral countries

Highlights from the previous Forum.

Download the report of the 9th Forum

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Why participate in the FORUM?

  • DONOR
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS
  • DECISION-MAKERS

Engage in a high level dialogue to voice your priorities

Share your forward-looking vision on emerging issues confronting the coastal and marine area of West Africa

Establish a privileged contact with decision-makers and holders of innovative projects

Share the lessons you have learnt from your projects and showcase your actions with relevant institutions and medias

Strengthen your links with partners and gain access to a high level network of donors and decision-makers

Benefit from new knowledge to refine your action strategies

Present your country’s vision and action strategy for coastal protection

Gain an insight in coastal and marine issues to guide your coastal management policy

Position your country as a key stakeholder in the struggle for the conservation of the coastal area

Some speakers & guests of the Forum

Eunice Andrade da Silva

Eunice Andrade da Silva

Minister of Infrastructure, Spatial Planning and Housing of Cabo Verde
Ibrahima Thiaw

Ibrahima Thiaw

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Lynda Mansson

Lynda Mansson

Director General of MAVA
Carlos Lopes

Carlos Lopes

Economist
Abou Bamba

Abou Bamba

Executive Secretary of the Abidjan Convention
Charlotte Karibuhoye Said

Charlotte Karibuhoye Said

Director of the MAVA Foundation, West Africa
Gaoussou Gueye

Gaoussou Gueye

Secretary General of the African Confederation of Artisanal Fishing Trade Associations (COPA)
Maimouna Saleck

Maimouna Saleck

Director of BiodiverCités (NGO)

Organizer

Co-organizers

The partners below accompany us

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