04 – 08 September 2016. El Jadida, Morocco. The 3rd African Congress for Conservation Biology seeked to coalesce continent wide scientific research and information, energy and expertise on conservation challenges in the milieu of globalization.
The Faculty of Sciences of El Jadida
hosting the congress
Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030. For five days, conferences and workshops brought together researchers, PhD students, policy makers, field managers and socio-economic actors interested in the future of biodiversity in Sub Saharan Africa.
The objectives of the conference were:
- Present an overview of research on conservation biology scenarios in Africa and identify the issues and research questions in connection with the expectations of local stakeholders.
- Enable the development of new partnerships and encourage the development of research projects involving researchers from the North and South and local stakeholders involved in the management and use of biodiversity as well as projects with the potential to generate new ‘decision support and management tools in a few years.
- Provide food for thought for the establishment of SCB in Africa and examine how African actors can mobilize to face this challenge.
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