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The OSS 2030 Strategy comes as a continuation of the 2020 strategy and the need for its adaptation.

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 Liberia is officially a member of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory

Liberia is officially a member of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory

We are proud to announce Liberia's new membership. The number of the OSS African…

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 Summer school on training and advocacy: sharing experiences and best practices of the Copernicea project, Tunis, July 1-5, 2024

Summer school on training and advocacy: sharing experiences and best practices of the Copernicea project, Tunis, July 1-5, 2024

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 Workshop | Strategic prospective and training on access to sustainable finance: opportunities, skills and actions in the French-speaking area

Workshop | Strategic prospective and training on access to sustainable finance: opportunities, skills and actions in the French-speaking area

The Institute of the Francophonie for Sustainable Development (IFDD), subsidiary…

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Like every June 17, humanity celebrates World Desertification and Drought Day. On this occasion, the “United for land. Our heritage. Our Future” slogan is a call to public awareness of the urgency of protecting our land and promoting sustainable managemen

Like every June 17, humanity celebrates World Desertification and Drought Day. On this occasion, the “United for land. Our heritage. Our Future” slogan is a call to public awareness of the urgency of protecting our land and promoting sustainable management of natural resource...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - June 17, 2024 “United for Land: Our Legacy. Our Future”

Our lines of action

The OSS mission is to support its African member countries in the sustainable management of their natural resources in a particularly disadvantageous climate change context .

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Biodiversity

This line will have the strategic objective of providing partner countries with knowledge and methods for assessing biodiversity and adapted ecosystem services.

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Climate

The OSS is accredited as a Regional Implementation Agency for the Adaptation Fund (2013) and for the Green Climate Fund (2017). In this context, the Organization has contributed to improving countries' access to Climate Finance through (i) setting up and financing adaptation and mitigation projects and (ii) strengthening their institutional capacities, and their governance mechanisms.

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Water

The Water line will have the strategic objective of contributing to meeting the water needs of the populations in the OSS member states and to the sustainable management of these resources by putting water on top of the international political agendas.

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Land

As part of its new Strategy, the OSS will work within the framework of the United Nations Decade (2021-2030) for the Restoration of Ecosystems and will align itself with the 2018-2030 UNCCD Strategic Framework and the future post-2020 Biodiversity Global Framework. In particular, it will provide decision-makers and development stakeholders with useful tools for decision-making in the areas of mitigating the negative effects of desertification and land degradation, forecasting and contending with the drought impacts.

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TRAINING SESSIONS

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PEOPLE TRAINED

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AFRICAN BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES

12

TRANSBOUNDARY AQUIFER SYSTEMS

Project Activities

 Second regional training of trainers workshop of the GMES North Africa Consortium, Morocco, July 22-24, 2024
Second regional training of trainers workshop of the GMES North Africa Consortium

This technical workshop, organized by CRASTE-…

 Joint Management of the Senegal-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin: Review of the SMAS Project Inception Phase and Regional Working Group Meeting
Joint Management of the Senegal-Mauritanian Aquifer Basin: Review of the SMAS Project Inception Phase and Regional Working Group Meeting

The Regional Working Group (RWG) meeting for…

 Inauguration of a Well in Kirtachi, Niger: A Crucial Step in Implementing Concrete Adaptation Actions as Part of the AdaptWAP Project
AdaptWAP Project - Inauguration of a Well in Kirtachi, Niger

The AdaptWAP project, titled "Integration of…

 Panel 4 - La société civile, acteur et bénéficiaire au cœur des solutions contre la dégradation des terres en Afrique
La société civile, acteur et bénéficiaire au cœur des solutions contre la dégradation des terres en Afrique

Le Panel 4 sur « La société civile, à la fois…

L'OSS a pour mission d'accompagner ses pays membres africains dans la gestion durable de leurs ressources naturelles dans un contexte climatique particulièrement défavorable

The OSS mission is to support its African member countries in the sustainable management of their natural resources in a particularly disadvantageous climate change context

Our tools

 Portals and digital tools

Portals and digital tools

As part of the projects implemented in its area of action, the OSS develops portals and interactive digital tools open on the Internet. They make…

 Map tools

Map tools

The geoportals that are developed in accordance with international rules and standards, are interactive platforms that help you query geographic…

 Monitoring of environmental parameters

Monitoring of environmental parameters

These platforms make it possible to consult series of indicators and historical data by visualizing the curves and graphs describing their…

 Instrument for exchanging good practices

Instrument for exchanging good practices

This platform brings together good practices for sustainable land management in the Sahel-Sahara area, collected from the releases of institutions…