West Africa

West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines Western Africa as the 16 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, as well as the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. The population of West Africa is estimated at about 381 million people as of 2018, and at 381,981,000 as of 2017, of which 189,672,000 are female and 192,309,000 male.

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G7 Action on current and future Oxygen Crises urged by C/CSO Facilitation …

Amnesty International · 29 April 2021 English

Motivated by the oxygen supply crisis in India, Brazil and surging oxygen needs in Turkey, Argentina, Ukraine and many other low- and middle income countries, 221 organizations and individuals have …

Network of African Peuple Living with HIV West Africa Norwegian Church Aid (Act alliance) Norwegian


The "Crown Jewels" of Environmental Diplomacy: Assessing the UNEP Regional Seas Programme

IISD · 27 April 2021 English

The Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans have achieved significant impacts, including pollution prevention and coastal zone management. They’re an excellent testament for the strategy of segmenting environment action by …

Africa, Mediterranean, Northwest Pacific, and West Africa. Seven more were created under the auspices of namely the Calabar mangrove in Nigeria. The West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) programme org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/27295/ocean_SDG.pdf West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change. (2019). Mangrove


Smart Containment: Lessons from Countries with Past Experience

IMF · 23 April 2021 English

Following the Great Lockdown in 2020, it is important to take stock of lessons learned. How effective have different containment measures been in slowing the spread of Covid-19? Have containment …

in each). • The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is estimated to have caused over 25,000 cases


EU climate action in ocean governance and fisheries policy

EPRS · 22 April 2021 English

Marine resources are a vital and growing source of food for human consumption, while oceans also play an important role in climate regulation. Scientific evidence shows that the climate system …

regions, such as in the Pacific Islands and West Africa, that are already facing food insecurity challenges


Small Dam Safety

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

Small dams play an important role in the provision of many kinds of benefits, such as drinking and irrigation water supply, flood control, small/mini hydropower generation, fishing, and so on. …

(Somalia), hafirs (Sudan, photo 1), check dams (West Africa), valley dams, and subsurface sand dams. There


Trade, Development and Nature: An Introductory Learning Companion

UNEP · 22 April 2021 English

The newly launched Introductory Learning Companion on Trade, Development and Nature by the UN Environment Programme under the UKRI GCRF TRADE Hub project is a great resource to understand the …

org/research/peanuts-and-economic-dependence-french-west-africa https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2015/07/how-a


Small Dam Safety

World Bank Group · 22 April 2021 English

Small dams play an important role in the provision of many kinds of benefits, such as drinking and irrigation water supply, flood control, small/mini hydropower generation, fishing, and so on. …

(Somalia), hafirs (Sudan, photo 1), check dams (West Africa), valley dams, and subsurface sand dams. There


The traumas endured by refugee women and their consequences for integration and …

EPRS · 19 April 2021 English

This study was commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the FEMM Committee. The study focuses on the trauma that …

and refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and West Africa: Gender differences in symptomatology and coping and refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and West Africa: Gender differences in symptomatology and coping and refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and West Africa: Gender differences in symptomatology and coping and refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and West Africa: Gender differences in symptomatology and coping and refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, and West Africa: Gender differences in symptomatology and coping


Opportunities and Challenges for Public Procurement in the First Months of the …

World Bank Group · 19 April 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented circumstances and challenges in many dimensions, without clear ex ante directions and guidance on the best strategies for coping with the emergency, including in public …

challenges in procuring necessary supplies in West Africa, with the Red Cross reporting more than US$5 such as the Ebola crisis in West Africa provided some applying simplified tender


Opportunities and Challenges for Public Procurement in the First Months of the …

World Bank Group · 19 April 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented circumstances and challenges in many dimensions, without clear ex ante directions and guidance on the best strategies for coping with the emergency, including in public …

challenges in procuring necessary supplies in West Africa, with the Red Cross reporting more than US$5 Past emergencies such as the Ebola crisis in West Africa provided some insight into the importance of


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