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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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 World Africa Day – May 25, 2024 - For better “Days” and a more resilient Africa! 🌱

World Africa Day – May 25, 2024 - For better “Days” and a more resilient Africa! 🌱

Today, to celebrate World Africa Day, let’s go back to 2023…

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 The Sahara and Sahel Observatory closes the 30th session of its Executive Board convened in Nouakchott. April 25, 2024

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory closes the 30th session of its Executive Board convened in Nouakchott. April 25, 2024

The 30th session of the Sahara and Sahel Observatory Executive Board…

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 The OSS actively participates in the capacity-building workshop on grievance mechanisms in the context of climate finance, Casablanca, April 14-18, 2024

The OSS actively participates in the capacity-building workshop on grievance mechanisms in the context of climate finance, Casablanca, April 14-18, 2024

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory, represented by Ms. Essia Dziri, Head of the…

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International Day for Biological Diversity - May 22

Celebrated on May 22 of each year, the International Day for Biological Diversity is a constant reminder of the crucial importance of preserving the richness of life on Earth. This year's theme, "Be part of the plan", is a call to think about the actions that everyone can take to...

"Be part of the plan" | International Day for Biological Diversity - May 22

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

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TRANSBOUNDARY AQUIFER SYSTEMS

Project Activities

 Copernicea, 2nd national workshop on Ecosystem Natural Capital Accounting, May 14th-16th, 2024, Rabat, Morocco
Copernicea, 2nd national workshop on Ecosystem Natural Capital Accounting, May 14th-16th, 2024, Rabat, Morocco

As part of the Copernicea project, the…

 OSS at the 26th SBSTTA meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Nairobi, 13 - 18 May 2024
L’OSS à la 26e réunion de SBSTTA de la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique, Nairobi, 13 - 18 mai 2024

 Official ceremony for the launch of the Multi-Risk Early Warning System of the WAP complex, May 7, 2024, Cotonou, Benin
Official ceremony for the launch of the Multi-Risk Early Warning System of the WAP complex, May 7, 2024, Cotonou, Benin

The official ceremony for the launch of the…

 The Minister of Living Environment and Transport of Benin receives a delegation from the Sahara and Sahel Observatory
AdaptWAP | The Minister of Living Environment and Transport of Benin receives a delegation from the Sahara and Sahel Observatory

His Excellency Mr. Jose Didier TONATO,…

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…