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BERG Eugène

Water as a crisis factor

n°55 Third Quarter 2015

Water is the mirror of the future”, wrote Gaston Bachelard•1. In Africa as elsewhere, it has never been a purely commercial product, but has taken on symbolic and religious significance....

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Boutin Christophe

FROM PARIS TO MARRAKECH, THE EXAMPLE OF THE MOROCCAN TRANSITION

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

As the highest authority of the United Nations Framework Convention on  Climate Change (UNFCCC), the  Conference  of the Parties (COP) is responsible for its implementation, in...

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cop21 | COP22 | Maroc
BERG Eugène

HOW IS AFRICA PARTICIPATING IN THE GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE NEGOTIATION

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

Africa is already the continent most affected by climate  change. While all the developing countries together are  responsible for only 7%  of  greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,...

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climate | cop21
Juvin Hervé

AT COP21, LET US ALSO PRESERVE THE DIVERSITY OF THE PEOPLES

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

Interview with Hervé Juvin. What is at stake for Africa and for the emerging countries in general at COP21? The stakes of this COP21 are both vital and marginal for Africa....

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Tchamou Blandine Olive

AFRICA, CLIMATE AND CIVIL SOCIETY

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

The Conference of the Parties (COP) has always been broadly open to civil society. The first of its kind, held in Berlin in 1995, included the participation of 176 NGOs. Over subsequent meetings the...

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civil society | climate | cop21
Pougnaud Pierre

CLIMATE AND TERRITORIES: INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGES, AFRICAN SOLUTIONS

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

Despite the number of states that it represents –  over a  quarter  of  the  global  community  –  until  now  Africa  has  not...

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climate | cop21 | territories

MADAGASCAR: SAVING BIODIVERSITY

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

Madagascar is exposed to recurrent climate risks which are affecting its economy and its population’s living    conditions. The consequences of climate change have been felt for...

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biodiversity | cop21 | madagascar
Ifo Suspense Averti

DEFORESTATION: LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM THE CONGO BASIN

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

The deforestation and degradation of the forests have a powerful impact on climate and are behind the implementation of a new economic incentive instrument adopted at the 13th Conference of the...

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Pambou  Lucien

THE SENSITIVE MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

The COP21 international  conference shows that Africa’s management of its natural resources is fundamental to the understanding of the impacts of climate change, the energy transition and...

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Portella Roland

AFRICA’S TREMENDOUS POTENTIAL IN THE FACE OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION

n°56 Fourth Quarter 2015

The African states are trying to initiate sustained growth of their economies. But some are adopting “marketing” approaches or illusory so-called emergence policies, thereby confusing the...

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cop21 | energy