Luanda - The need for a national framework for the implementation of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Angola is contained in the recommendations of the First Broad Consultative Council of the Environment Ministry held this month in Luanda.
Luanda - The director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Angola Henrik Fredborg Tuesday praised the National Biodiversity, Conservation and Rehabilitation Project of Iona National Park in Luanda, saying that the results can boost ecotourism in the region.
Luanda - The recovery and construction of infrastructure to support the country's national parks is one of the priorities of Environment Ministry, aimed at improving working conditions and promoting ecotourism in these sites.
Luanda - Angola has eleven wetlands with the potential to join the Ramsar Convention, an International Treaty on conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources, said the head of Department of Parks and Conservation Areas of Ministry of Environment.
Luanda - The Huambo city, central Huambo province, will host on March 26, 27 a symposium on climate exchange ahead of the meeting of the Southern African Service Center for Climate Exchange and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL).
Luanda - Environment minister Paula Francisco praised the contribution of the Episcopal Commission for Justice and Peace of the Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (CEAST) which has created the "Laudato Si" forest in the municipality of Moçâmedes, south-western Namibe Province.
Malanje - The Ministry of the Environment plans to create an institute dedicated to the study, management, conservation and protection of the Palanca Negra Gigante (giant sable antelope), announced Tuesday in Malanje, the incumbent minster, Fátima Jardim.
Luanda - The National Ivory Stocktaking for 2016/2017 unveiled Wednesday in Luanda recommends adjustment to concerned legislation, reinforcement of control with technological means and intensification of scientific biodiversity research.