Conservation of Atewa Forest in Ghana

Conservation of Atewa Forest in Ghana

Presentation by Jeremy Lindsell to:

  •  8 October 2015: 60 delegates on a West Africa regional workshop for the Convention on Biological Diversity, Ghana; 
  •  9 October 2016: 40 masters students at St Josephs College, Bangalore; and 
  • 18 November 2016: c 12 representatives of private sector industry organised by IUCN Ghana who operate in the Atewa catchment.

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Collaboration / Project(s)

Directing tropical forest management from the sky

Preventing the conversion of the world’s two billion hectares of degraded tropical forests to agriculture is a top conservation priority. This requires effective land allocations for conservation, restoration and the production of commodities to be made, which are dependent upon high quality forest survey data across extensive areas. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) make possible the…