2030

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The OSS 2030 Strategy comes as a continuation of the 2020 strategy and the need for its adaptation.

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 Tackling food security challenges through Earth Observation Data

Tackling food security challenges through Earth Observation Data

At the invitation of the University of Twente, Mr. Amjed Hadj Taieb, represented…

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 The NWSAS Consultation Mechanism holds a regional training workshop on Deep Aquifer Modeling, January 25-27, 2023, Tunis

The NWSAS Consultation Mechanism holds a regional training workshop on Deep Aquifer Modeling, January 25-27, 2023, Tunis

The North Western Sahara Aquifer System Consultation Mechanism (NWSAS-CM)…

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 The Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) of Senegal on an exchange visit to the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS), January 23-25, 2023

The Centre de Suivi Ecologique (CSE) of Senegal on an exchange visit to the Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS), January 23-25, 2023

A CSE delegation including Dr. Taibou BA, Technical Director, Mrs.…

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World Wetlands Day: "It is time to wetland restoration"

Committed to a better ENCA-based quantification of ecosystems, the OSS and its partners contribute to the identification of the best solutions and to the response to the international community call for action launched in 2023 for the protection and restoration of wetlands...

World Wetlands Day: "It is time to wetland restoration"

Our lines of action

The OSS mission is to support its African member countries in the sustainable management of their natural resources in a particularly disadvantageous climate change context .

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Biodiversity

This line will have the strategic objective of providing partner countries with knowledge and methods for assessing biodiversity and adapted ecosystem services.

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Climate

The OSS is accredited as a Regional Implementation Agency for the Adaptation Fund (2013) and for the Green Climate Fund (2017). In this context, the Organization has contributed to improving countries' access to Climate Finance through (i) setting up and financing adaptation and mitigation projects and (ii) strengthening their institutional capacities, and their governance mechanisms.

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Water

The Water line will have the strategic objective of contributing to meeting the water needs of the populations in the OSS member states and to the sustainable management of these resources by putting water on top of the international political agendas.

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Land

As part of its new Strategy, the OSS will work within the framework of the United Nations Decade (2021-2030) for the Restoration of Ecosystems and will align itself with the 2018-2030 UNCCD Strategic Framework and the future post-2020 Biodiversity Global Framework. In particular, it will provide decision-makers and development stakeholders with useful tools for decision-making in the areas of mitigating the negative effects of desertification and land degradation, forecasting and contending with the drought impacts.

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TRAINING SESSIONS

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PEOPLE TRAINED

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AFRICAN BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES

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TRANSBOUNDARY AQUIFER SYSTEMS

Project Activities

 The GMES&Africa Program OSS-North Africa Consortium is committed to supporting Copernicus in unlocking the power of EO data in Africa.

The GMES&Africa Program OSS-North Africa…

 The Burkina Faso component of the AdaptWAP project trains trainers from the periphery of the W and Arly parks in fishing techniques and conservation of fishery products, January 4 - 7, 2023 
AdaptWAP Burkina Faso - Training of trainers in the fishery sector

Tenkodogo and its surroundings located in the…

 AdaptWAP: Validation workshop of the study for the development of transhumance corridors, water points and grazing areas, Burkina Faso 
AdaptWAP Burkina Faso - Validation workshop

The National Management Unit of the AdaptWAP…

 NB-ITTAS project : Real potential for innovative actions and experience sharing on water resources
NB-ITTAS project Steering committee

On the second day of the meeting, the members…

L'OSS a pour mission d'accompagner ses pays membres africains dans la gestion durable de leurs ressources naturelles dans un contexte climatique particulièrement défavorable

The OSS mission is to support its African member countries in the sustainable management of their natural resources in a particularly disadvantageous climate change context

Our tools

 Portals and digital tools

Portals and digital tools

As part of the projects implemented in its area of action, the OSS develops portals and interactive digital tools open on the Internet. They make…

 Map tools

Map tools

The geoportals that are developed in accordance with international rules and standards, are interactive platforms that help you query geographic…

 Monitoring of environmental parameters

Monitoring of environmental parameters

These platforms make it possible to consult series of indicators and historical data by visualizing the curves and graphs describing their…

 Instrument for exchanging good practices

Instrument for exchanging good practices

This platform brings together good practices for sustainable land management in the Sahel-Sahara area, collected from the releases of institutions…