10th edition of the regional coastal and marine Forum

Up coming new date

#FOMACO2020

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?

  • 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
  • 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
  • Speakers and invited participants in 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)

    The partners and sponsors below accompany us

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