2030

strategy

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

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 Remote sensing and spatial data for a better management of the NWSAS groundwater resources

Remote sensing and spatial data for a better management of the NWSAS groundwater resources

The Coordination Unit of the North Western Sahara Aquifer System Consultation…

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 AMCOW Technical Consultation Meeting for North Africa,  Nouakchott, September 14-15, 2022

AMCOW Technical Consultation Meeting for North Africa,  Nouakchott, September 14-15, 2022

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory and the Coordination Unit of the North Western…

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 Sustainable management of natural capital in Africa, a key to safeguarding ecosystems

Sustainable management of natural capital in Africa, a key to safeguarding ecosystems

A discussion panel on « Natural capital accounting for ecosystem restoration in…

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International African Women's Day, July 31st 2022

Malian politician and activist, Aoua Keïta, is at the origin of the International African Women's Day, promulgated by the UN and the OAU on July 31, 1962...

International African Women's Day, July 31st 2022

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

 Kick-start of the second Copernicea regional workshop « Afrik’ENCA accounts for the valuation of ecosystems on a continental scale », Ouagadougou, September 19-23, 2022
Second atelier régional Copernicea, Ouagadougou, 19-23 septembre 2022

Mr. Paul Bombiri, Director of Economics…

 Land Degradation in Africa: How worrying is the situation and what should we do?
Land Degradation in Africa: How worrying is the situation ...

Abidjan will host on October 3rd-7th, 2022,…

 AdaptWAP project : Producers in the Benin component learn about the agroforestry and small-scale irrigation techniques - September 2022
AdaptWAP Benin training on agroforestry and small-scale irrigation technique

The city of Kandi, in northern Benin, close to…

 Start of the training workshop on the AfriCultuReS platform, in support of monitoring agricultural campaigns in Tunisia, September 1, 2022
Start of the training workshop on the AfriCultuReS platform

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory partnered…

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…