Navigation Links
Libreville International Conference 2-3 June 2010
Date:12/2/2009

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, December 2 /PRNewswire/ --

- "Bolstering Biodiversity in Africa: Everyone's Problem and Heritage"

Coinciding with the International Year of Biodiversity, 2-3 June 2010 the Gabonese Republic is hosting an international conference in Libreville (Gabon) on the issue of safeguarding biological resources in Africa. The conference will be attended by government and state leaders, ministers, scientific experts, private companies, representatives of international organisations and figures from general society.

The Libreville conference has been organised in partnership with the United Nations Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and will focus on a core issue underlying global concerns, namely "Bolstering biodiversity in Africa: everyone's problem and heritage".

Gabon, an integral part of Africa's lungs

The Congo Basin, which covers Gabon, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, is the world's second largest area of natural tropical rain forests behind the Amazon region.

The Congo Basin forest alone accounts for nearly 200 million hectares or 30% of the plant cover on the African continent and 19% of the world's tropical rain forests.

Furthermore, under the presidency of His Excellency Omar Bongo Ondimba, Gabon has implemented a policy to preserve natural areas by setting up a chain of 13 national parks protecting nearly 11% of the country's forest and water regions.

An international concern

At a time when safeguarding biodiversity in Africa is becoming a major issue for everyone, the Gabonese Republic is hosting a conference that will contribute to the international debate on the link between protecting biodiversity and economic growth. How can we
'/>"/>

SOURCE Libreville International Conference
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Medizone International Takes Aim at the Bioterrorism Countermeasures Arena
2. Mercy Ships and MediSend International Partner to Deliver Hope and Healing
3. French Ambassador for International Investment to Visit Toronto December 11
4. French Ambassador for International Investment to Visit Chicago December 9 and 10
5. Wyle Personnel Take Part in Important Studies Aboard the International Space Station
6. Axelar AB Presents the New Anticancer Agent AXL1717 at The AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
7. Advanced Cell Technologys Chief Scientific Officer, Robert Lanza, Opening Plenary Speaker at the 3rd International Conference on Cell Therapy
8. Yongye International Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2009 Results
9. Daval International Awarded Orphan Drug Designation for Motor Neurone Disease Treatment
10. Microfluidics International Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
11. Microfluidics International Corporation to Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results on November 2, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/31/2015)... PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Pittcon ... and Applied Spectroscopy, ended on March 12, in New ... at $21 million as estimated by the New Orleans ... more than 14,200 conferees and exhibitor personnel. Those ... of the conferee number. For the third year, the ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... DALLAS and NEW YORK ... Inc. (NASDAQ: PTBI ), a biopharmaceutical company ... products, announced today that its Korean marketing partner, ... received marketing approval in Korea from the country,s ... the Korea Testing & Research Institute (KTR) for ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... Lighthouse Information Systems, Inc., a West ... Oregon, Washington and clients across the US, announces ... (M&A) Integration Services offering, effective immediately. ... M&A Integration Practice Leader at Lighthouse, explains, “Research ... M&A initiatives fail to achieve their intended economic ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... Calif. , March 30, 2015  NuGene ... its subsidiary corporation, NuGene BioPharma, Inc. has added ... Dr. Guan is an internationally recognized ... finishing his college education at Peking University, ... Ph.D. degree from the University of North Carolina, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 2Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 3Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 4PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals' Partner Hanmi Pharmaceuticals Receives Marketing Approval For MuGard In Korea 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals' Partner Hanmi Pharmaceuticals Receives Marketing Approval For MuGard In Korea 3Lighthouse Information Systems, Inc., Announces Addition of M&A Integration Services 2UCI Professor Zhibin Guan Joins NuGene Advisory Board 2UCI Professor Zhibin Guan Joins NuGene Advisory Board 3
... Google has simplified local and national radio advertising ... and its Audio Ads network includes hundreds of radio stations ... who need to create a radio ad? , ,For one ... we've been partnering with both terrestrial and satellite radio stations ...
... that probably went unnoticed outside the academic world, the ... that show why the rest of us should be ... research. The numbers demonstrate that investment in research is ... creating jobs for the 21st century economy. , ,The ...
... New Mexico-based biotechnology company, has selected the Waisman ... vaccine. , ,Located at the University of ... designed to manufacture clinical-grade biological pharmaceutical products for Phase ... have clinical trials underway before the end of next ...
Cached Biology Technology:See how they run: Radio ads and Google 2See how they run: Radio ads and Google 3See how they run: Radio ads and Google 4Tapping hidden assets: Wisconsin researchers who can create jobs 2Tapping hidden assets: Wisconsin researchers who can create jobs 3Tapping hidden assets: Wisconsin researchers who can create jobs 4
(Date:3/30/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lc9bnl/global_gesture ) has ... Market in Automotive Sector 2014-2018" report to their ... Recognition market in Automotive Sector to grow at a ... Gesture recognition is the ability of a device to ... Gesture recognition technology can be 2D-based or 3D-based. It ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... Fla. , March 24, 2015   ... management solutions, today announced that its U.are.U ® ... accessory retailer Goorin Bros . to achieve ... biometrics-based solution secures access to the POS terminal, ... increased risk of data breaches. ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... DUBLIN , Mar. 20, 2015 Research ... announced the addition of the "India Sensors ... their offering. The sensor market is ... through 2020 Consumer electronics, automotive, industrial ... for sensors in the country. In addition, adoption ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector Report 2015 - Growing Number of Partnerships 2Crossmatch Fingerprint Readers Help Retailer Prevent Data Breaches at Point-of-Sale 2India Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities 2020 - STMicroelectronics held the largest share in 2014 2India Sensors Market Forecast and Opportunities 2020 - STMicroelectronics held the largest share in 2014 3
... researchers across the globe has uncovered nine new genes ... learning disabilities. The international team studied almost all X ... the largest screen of this type ever reported. ... of X chromosome genes, when knocked-out, have no apparent ...
... With climate change looming, the hunt for places that can ... Obvious "sinks" for the greenhouse gas include the oceans ... also play a role, and new research now suggests they ... study that drew on both historical and present-day datasets, Jeanine ...
... ago, Ponce de Leon combed the swamps of Florida seeking ... ASBMB Annual Meeting in New Orleans (held in conjunction with ... centering on the new molecular "fountain of youth," the genes ... may still be a long time away, the presentations at ...
Cached Biology News:The genetic X-factor 2The genetic X-factor 3Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests 2Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests 3ASBMB Annual Meeting to feature talks on the biochemistry of aging 2ASBMB Annual Meeting to feature talks on the biochemistry of aging 3
... scanner into a gel densitometer. Although UN-SCAN-IT ... basic operation simply consists of converting an ... pixel density / intensity values through a ... your scanner into a high speed gel ...
Anti-Conjugated Quinaldic Acid...
... silver stain kits are optimized for ... Bio-Rad Dodeca stainers. This silver stain ... proteins in polyacrylamide gels and are ... sensitizer concentrate, silver reagent concentrate, background ...
The AVR9-8 stream-select valve is a 9-port, 8-position valve for use with the BioLogic DuoFlow system. This valve is used for high-pressure stream selection....
Biology Products: