Shared learning for the campaign to stop bauxite mining in Ghana’s Atewa Forest
A session has been held for the Atewa Forest at the first ever African Protected Areas Congress (APAC) in Kigali, Rwanda.
The event was meant to share experiences and knowledge, and to network into the future to build resilience in a changing environment and also secure biodiversity in Protected Areas across continent
Tagged “From Threat to Action: Shared learning for the campaign to stop bauxite mining in Ghana’s Atewa Forest,” this conservation clinic explored how Civil Society Organisatiosn like A Rocha Ghana is working to stop the Ghana government’s plans to mine bauxite in Atewa Forest, to ensure sustainable management of the ecosystem services it provides. Insights into securing forest, water, biodiversity, and resilience through advocacy were shared.
Participants were also invited to share their own experiences with advocacy against threats to nature and people.
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