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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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 OSS - ICARDA | New prospects for collaboration in the field of pastoralism and climate change

OSS - ICARDA | New prospects for collaboration in the field of pastoralism and climate change

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) and the International Center for…

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 Side-event on "Groundwater: key resource for adaptation" November 15, 2022

Side-event on "Groundwater: key resource for adaptation" November 15, 2022

This event was held on the occasion of COP27 and was marked by the participation…

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 CoP27 - "Water Security for Climate Resilience in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa", November 14th, 2022

CoP27 - "Water Security for Climate Resilience in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa", November 14th, 2022

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) takes part in the African Development Bank…

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Early warning, early action - Hand in hand, for reliable early warning systems. Thursday, October 13 2022

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction,

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

1809

PEOPLE TRAINED

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AFRICAN BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES

12

TRANSBOUNDARY AQUIFER SYSTEMS

Project Activities

 L’OSS prend part au premier atelier conjoint sur les services de GMES, du 23 au 25 novembre 2022, Dakar, Sénégal. 
Premier atelier conjoint sur les services de GMES, 23 - 25 novembre 2022 - Dakar

L’OSS prend part au premier atelier conjoint…

 The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) stands behind its partners in building their reporting capacities under the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Exchanging and validating the land degradation monitoring and reporting tools

As part of its partnership with Digital Earth…

 The GMES&Africa North Africa regional workshop « Earth Observation for Decision Support  in Water and Natural Resources Management in North Africa »  takes end on October 21, 2022.
Communication in making Earth Observation data available to end users

The last day of the workshop gave the…

 GMES&Africa Regional Workshop
GMES&Africa Regional Workshop. Octobrer 19 - 21, 2022 Tunis

Sessions that took place during the first and…

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…