CoKnow supports the 2nd WABES expert workshop

From 19th to 21st June the second WABES expert workshop took place in Accra, Ghana. Jennifer Hauck supported as co-facilitator and co-organizer of the event the aim of promoting networking activities between West African experts. In particular, the workshop dealt with the implementation of the work program of the World Biodiversity Council, IPBES.

In particular, the following results and further steps were defined:

  1. The WABES project and the IPBES work program should be made publicly known in the West African region
  2. Participants exchanged information on IPBES-related topics and strengthened their networking activities
  3. The participants discussed how they can contribute to the IPBES process and how they can use the capacity building activities of IPBES
  4. A strategy has been developed to implement the core messages of the Africa Assessment in West African countries

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