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29 Apr 2016 description

Nairobi, 29 April 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched its 2015 Annual Report website and print edition in all six UN languages. The report showcases many of UNEP’s big results of the last year – from key work in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement to securing investor pledges to decarbonize $600 billion worth of assets under management – and zooms in on projects helping communities in countries like Colombia and Cambodia to adapt to climate change and develop sustainable livelihoods.

06 Dec 2011 description

Sécurité alimentaire: le changement climatique, les migrations et les conflits au Sahel

Déclaration conjointe du Programme des Nations Unies pour l'environnement, de l'Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations, du Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires, de l'Université des Nations Unies et du Comité permanent Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse dans le Sahel

Les évolutions du climat ont déjà un impact sur les moyens d'existence et la sécurité alimentaire dans le Sahel et en Afrique de l'Ouest

06 Dec 2011 description

Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods and Food Security in the Sahel and West Africa

A new study has found that the impacts of changing climatic conditions on the availability of natural resources, combined with population growth and weak governance, have led to greater competition over scarce resources and to changing migration patterns in the region.

Joint study calls for major investments in climate change adaptation to reduce the risk of conflict and forced migration

14 Jul 2010 description

'World Mangrove Atlas' highlights the importance of and threats to mangroves

July 14, 2010, London/Nairobi - The first global assessment of mangroves in over a decade reveals that rare and critically important mangrove forests continue to be lost at a rate three to four times higher than land-based global forests, despite positive restoration efforts by some countries.

About one fifth of all mangroves are thought to have been lost since 1980.