2030

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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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 The Sahara and Sahel Observatory is participating in the 5th Mediterranean Water Forum, 5th to 7th, 2024, Tunis

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory is participating in the 5th Mediterranean Water Forum, 5th to 7th, 2024, Tunis

This morning, the forum began its proceedings under the theme "Together for…

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 Official side event at COP28, from incubation to financing for adaptation: accelerating the development of Water and Climate projects

Official side event at COP28, from incubation to financing for adaptation: accelerating the development of Water and Climate projects

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) organized, on December 11, 2023, a side-…

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 COP28UAE - "De l’incubation au financement de l’adaptation : accélérer le développement des projets Eau & Climat”, le 11 décembre 2023 au: SE Room 5

COP28UAE - "De l’incubation au financement de l’adaptation : accélérer le développement des projets Eau & Climat”, le 11 décembre 2023 au: SE Room 5

L’Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel organise un side event intitulé “De l’…

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World Wetlands Day "Wetlands, Sources of Human Well-being," February 2, 2024

Wetlands are vital for humans and for maintaining the balance of other ecosystems, playing a significant role in mitigating extreme weather phenomena...

World Wetlands Day "Wetlands, Sources of Human Well-being," February 2, 2024

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

 Meeting with H.E. Mr. Mahamat Abakar Assouyouti, Minister of Economy, Planning and International Cooperation of Chad
Meeting with H.E. Mr. Mahamat Abakar Assouyouti, Minister of Economy, Planning and International Cooperation of Chad.

Meeting with H.E. Mr. Mahamat Abakar…

 National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the Development of the Reversing the degradation trend in the oases of Borkou, Ennedi West and Wadi-Fira
National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for the Development of the Reversing the degradation trend in the oases of Borkou, Ennedi West and Wadi-Fira

National Stakeholder Consultation Workshop for…

 Meeting with H.E. Mr Mahamat A. HANNO, Minister of the Environment, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of Chad 
Meeting with H.E. Mr Mahamat A. HANNO, Minister of the Environment, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of Chad 

Meeting with H.E. Mr Mahamat A. HANNO,…

 Sahara and Sahel Observatory is a member of the Community of Practice for Direct Access Entities - CPDAE
OSS is a member of the Community of Practice for Direct Access Entities - CPDAE

The Sahara and Sahel Observatory has recently…

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…