Sahel: UN and French conservation group partner on sustainable water bird management for food security

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) today announced a new partnership with the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), aiming at adopting sustainable water bird hunting management to protect wetland resources in Africa’s Sahel region which are crucial for food security and economic development.

UN News Centre

Last updated on 10 October 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Invasive Species
Climate Change
Species: 
Anas querquedula
Philomachus pugnax