Africa

Guidelines on How to Avoid or Mitigate Impact of Electricity Power Grids on Migratory Birds in the African-Eurasian Region

CMS Technical Series No. 29
CMS Raptors MOU Technical Publication No. 3

These guidelines offer various technical and legislative approaches for avoiding or mitigating the impact of electrocution and collision of migratory birds across the African-Eurasian region as well as suggestions for assessing and monitoring the effectiveness of mitigation and preventive measures.

To minimise the effects of power lines on birds, each country should take the following steps:

12 August 2020

Projects in West Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in West Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Southern Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Southern Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in East Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

Projects in Central Africa supported by the African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the projects in Central Africa sub-region supported by the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

African Elephant Fund

The factsheet provides an overview of the African Elephant Fund. 

05 March 2019

The Guidelines for the Conservation of the Lion in Africa (GCLA)

The Guidelines for the Conservation of the Lion in Africa (GCLA) contribute to implementing CITES Conference of the Parties Decision 17.241 and CMS Conference of the Parties Decision 12.67 on the conservation of Panthera leo in Africa. The lion is included in Appendix II of both Conventions, and is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List.

28 September 2020