Date and place
The second WABES expert workshop in Accra, Ghana was held June 19 to 21, 2018.
General Objective of the workshops 2018
The overall objective of the workshop is to facilitate networking activities among West African Experts in regard to better support the implementation of the Work Program of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), in particular its thematic, methodological and regional/global assessment.
1. The WABES project and the IPBES work program are known in the West African region and actions are undertaken towards its implementation
2. Participants have the opportunity to exchange information on IPBES-relevant topics and to strengthen networking activities
3. Participants get a better idea on how to contribute to the IPBES process and how to make use of the capacity building activities of IPBES
4. A strategy for the implementation of key messages of the Africa Assessment in West African countries is developed