Monk Seal Conservation Program at Cap Blanc

To improve the conservation status of monk seals in the region, to decrease the risk of interactions among monk seals and fisheries, to monitor the monk seal population evolutions in the region, and to improve the involvement of local communities in monk seal conservation.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
CBD-Habitat 36 between 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.cbd-habitat.com

Renforcement des dynamiques de conservation de l'environnement en Guinée Bissau

Assistance to the IUCN office of Bissau for its support activities to its member organizations.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN Guinée-Bissau 48 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.iucn.org

Programme d’appui au réseau régional des parlementaires et élus locaux pour la protection du littoral ouest-africain (PREPARE 2)

Contribute to the improvement of environmental governance and social, economic and ecological sustainability of development activities in the countries of the coastal and marine zone of West Africa.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN Sénégal 48 between 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.iucn.org

Protecting sea turtles and nesting beaches, getting local people involved.

​Protection and monitoring of beaches on Boavista island (Cape Verde), important nesting sites for loggerhead turtles.​

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Turtle Foundation Switzerland 24 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.turtle-foundation.org

Stratégies visant la réduction de la prolifération des sachets plastiques au Cap Vert

Awareness and advocacy to reduce the use of plastic bags in Cape Verde. Implementation of alternative strategies.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
ADAD 23 between 100’000-500’000 http://adad.org.cv

Programme Régional d’Éducation à l’Environnement- PREE Phase II: Préparer les jeunes générations à devenir des « citoyens du littoral »

Integration of environmental education in Curricula schools of the countries in the PRCM area and support to the regional network of environmental education.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN Guinea-Bissau 48 between 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.iucn.org

Enabling PRCM countries in West Africa to meet their obligations under the new CBD Strategic Plan

Ce projet aidera les gouvernements pour la mise en œuvre du Programme de Travail sur les Aires Protégées de la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique (CDB) sur la côte d’Afrique de l’Ouest.

Partenaire Durée (Mois) Fourchette de la contribution MAVA en EUR Website
WWF WAMPO (ex-WAMER) 36 entre 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.panda.org

Reducing Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing in Coastal West Africa

​This project aims to secure a progressive International Tribunal Law Of the Sea (ITLOS) advisory opinion against illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing by supporting West African’s Sub-Regional Fisheries Commission and strengthening local stakeholder participation. ​

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
WWF International 24 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.wwf.org

Integrated management of off-shore oil and fisheries: A Crossborder Strategic Environmental Assessment with Guinea-Bissau and Senegal

​​Help the bilateral organisation in charge of the management of the waters between Senegal and Guinea Bissau developp a strategic environmental assessment.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
WWF WAMPO 12 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.wwf.org

Catalogue des espèces et des habitats benthiques de l'Afrique de l'Ouest

Identify biodiversity and benthic habitats of the plateau and the continental margin of Large Marine Ecosystem of the Canary Current (Country of space CSRP) to acquire the knowledge base for conservation and contribute to the ecosystem fisheries management.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
University of Vigo 48 between 500’000-1’000’000 http://www.ieo.es

Master International GAED - Gérer les impacts des activités extractives

Support the implementation of the Master ‘Managing the impacts of Extractive Activities (GAED) at the universities in Nouakchott and St. Louis (Gaston Berger).

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN 42 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.iucn.org

Building a sustainable tourism development approach for the benefit of nature and local livelihoods in Maio, Cape Verde.

This project will adress the environmental impact of mass-tourism development in Maio, Cape Verde, promoting alternative models and advocating for land-use strategies coherent with biodiversity conservation priorities.​

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Fundaçao Maio Biodiversidade (FMB) 12 below 50’000 http://www.maioconservation.org/

Tinis

Support to the strategic development of Tiniguena, dynamic Bissau-Guinean NGO, especially active for the conservation of biodiversity in the Bijagos Archipelago.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
FIBA/Tiniguena 36 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.lafiba.org/

Do nutrients derived from birds drive the food web of Banc d'Arguin, Mauritania ?

Scientific research that should unravel the mystery of the origin of nutrients in the Banc d’Arguin intertidal ecosystem.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
University of Groningen 48 between 100’000-500’000 http://www.rug.nl/corporate/index

Preliminary study towards a compensation mechanism for bauxite mining in the Foutah Djallon, Guinea

Socio-ecological study of eastern Foutah Djallon as a first step towards a mining offset mecanism.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in CHF Website
Wild Chimpanzee Foundation (WCF) 12 between 50’000 and 100’000 http://www.wildchimps.org

PACT Biodiv

Valorisation of Cultural and Traditional Heritage for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Marine Protected Areas in West Africa.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
FIBA 36 between 100’000 and 500’000 http://www.lafiba.org

Alcyon - Conservation des oiseaux marins

Identifcation of areas important for the conservation of birds (ZICO) at sea in the PRCM countries and conservation of key nesting sites.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
FIBA 36 between 500’000 and 1’000’000 http://www.lafiba.org

La recherche participative au service de la conservation de la biodiversité du Parc National Marin de João Vieira-Poilão (Archipel des Bijagós)

Improving the management of the Park through the development of scientific tools for the management and monitoring of the site, while strengthening the collective capabilities of local communities, national researchers and Park team.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IBAP: Institut de la Biodiversité et des Aires Protégées de Guinée-Bissau 48 between 100’000 and 500’000 http://www.ibap.org

Urgent lynx conservation action: Reinforcement of southeastern Alpine and Dinaric lynx metapopulation

short-term:(1) prevent the re-extinction of lynx in the south-eastern Alps, and (2) improve the demographic and genetic condition.

Partner Duration (Months) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Progetto Lince Italia 27 below 50’000 http://www.progetto-lince-italia.it/

Plan d'Action IBAP 2012

​Support to the Protected Areas Management national authority of Guinea Bissau for the conservation of coastal protected areas.​

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IBAP 0.50 between 100’000-500’000

Save the sea - Leveraging Action in the EU to Stop Illegal Fishing.

The goal of this project is to protect marine environments and biodiversity, coastal communities and fisheries in West Africa by documenting, reporting and assisting in the eradication of IUU (Illegal, unreported, unregulated) fishing, while building sustainability and transparency in the EU seafood supply chain.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
Environmental Justice Foundation – EJF 3.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.ejfoundation.org

PRCM - Partenariat régional pour la conservation de la zone côtière et Marine en Afrique de l'Ouest, 2012-2016

Support to PRCM, a coalition of over 90 organizations – government, civil society, academic world – united around a common vision / strategy carrying the reflection at regional level. It will focus on facilitating exchanges between the partners, coordination of their interventions, lobbying and advocacy with different target groups.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN 5.00 between 1’000’000 – 5’000’000 www.iucn.org

Un tissu associatif consolidé pour mieux influencer et accompagner les politiques de développement et environnement sous contrainte climatique

The project aims to strengthen advocacy skills and, ultimately, the fight against climate change and conservation of civil society actors in West Africa.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Fundación CBD-Habitat 3.3 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.rac-f.org

Support of ecotourism in Bijagos islands (Guinea Bissau)

Support to the development of ecotourism in the Bijagos islands and specially at the National Park of Orango.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
Fundación CBD-Habitat 3.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.cbd-habitat.com

Development of a sustainable livelihood action plan for West African coastal protected areas in the context of climate change.

The overall objective of this project is to assess the vulnerability of socio-ecological systems in and around protected areas, including livelihoods and institutional vulnerability.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in GBP Website
UNEP-WCMC 3.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.unep-wcmc.org

Promotion d'un tourisme écologique et durable en Guinée Bissau

This strategy aims to provide new opportunities for biodiversity conservation and the development to the benefit of the resident populations of the protected areas of the country.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN 4.00 between 500’000 and 1’000’000 www.iucn.org

Sea Around Us: Recherche sur la Conservation Marine, Collaboration & Support en Afrique de l'Ouest

The Sea Around Us project is an acknowledged leader in developing advanced research and providing collaborative support in fisheries management and marine conservation, all directly contributing to PRCM marine conservation, fisheries management and integrated management support objectives.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
University of British Columbia 2.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.seaaroundus.org

Safeguarding Marine Biodiversity in West Africa

Etablissement de la liste rouge des poissons marins d’Afrique de l’Ouest (1’400 espèces)

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IUCN 2.00 between 100’000 – 500’000 www.iucn.org

Towards international regulation of offshore energy exploitation

Panel de haut niveau explorant les options d’une meilleure gouvernance des activités pétrolières offshore.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
IDDRI 1.00 below 50’000 www.iddri.org

SURMER

Appui aux systèmes de surveillance maritime et de contrôle de l’application des mesures de conservation dans le Parc national du Banc d’Arguin (PNBA) et d’autres AMP d’Afrique de l’Ouest.

Partner Duration (Years) Range of MAVA contribution in EUR Website
FIBA 4.00 between 500’000 – 1’000’000 www.lafiba.org