Communique: Inception Workshop on Conserving Aquatic Biodiversity in Africa Blue Economy

Tue, 21-12-2021 15:00:00

An Inception Workshop to launch the Project on ‘Conserving Aquatic Biodiversity in African Blue Economy’ as well as to create awareness amongst the potential beneficiaries and stakeholders of the project for collaboration, synergy and lesson learning was organized by the African Union- InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), with support from the Swedish Government through Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) from the 08 to 10 December 2021 in Naivasha, Kenya.

The overall objective of the inception workshop was to create awareness on the project, solicit stakeholders’ views, and provide opportunity to the stakeholders and beneficiaries to review the project objectives, activities, and implementation mechanisms. Other objectives were to inform the stakeholders about issues in the conservation of aquatic biodiversity and the importance of conserving biodiversity and generate recommendations for effective project management.

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