29 Oct '15, 10pm

UNEP works with #CotedIvoire to assess env. impact of conflict, look to future:

Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment Upon request of the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, UNEP conducted a comprehensive assessment of the status of the environment in Côte d’Ivoire in a number of key areas impacted by the 2002 civil war and unrest following elections in 2010, in which the incumbent President refused to accept defeat. The Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment (PCEA) looked at the following environmental issues with direct or indirect linkages with the conflict in Côte d’Ivoire: · Forests, including national parks and classified forests · Environmental degradation of Ébrié Lagoon · Environmental issues related to rapid and unplanned urban expansion · Industrial and artisanal mining and their environmental footprint · The risk of oil spill along the Côte d’Ivoire coastline. The report is available in its entirety here, and the scientific data collected during...

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