Africa: Energy & Environment

In our print Reference Collection:

Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment
G2446.G3A37 2008

Africa Water Atlas
G2446.C3A33 2010

Africa's Lakes: Atlas of our Changing Environment
G2446.C2A37 2006

 

Websites:

AFREPREN/FWD
An NGO with expertise in energy that focuses on research and capacity building in clean and affordable energy for the African region.

Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment
Full version of the UNEP publication in PDF.

Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance (ACCRA)
ACCRA is a research and advocacy organization that looks at adaptive capacity of communities.

Africa Climate Exchange
Funded by the MacArthur Foundation, this website of BirdLife International looks at climate change in Africa.  Over 600 documents are available for download through the site's library.

African Conservation Centre
Based in Nairobi, this NGO emphasizes research and training.

African Conservation Foundation
Links to projects and organizations in the region and by country.

Central African Regional Program for the Environment
CARPE is a US AID project that promotes conservation in the Congo Basin.  Resources available through this site include State of the Forest Reports and GIS mapping and data.

The Convention on Biological Diversity Around the World
National reports for individual countries as well as general information on the Convention.

EIA Country Analysis Briefs
Energy profiles of countries published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Africa
The website of the UNEP Regional Office for Africa has links to documents, program descriptions and news.

World Rainforest Information Portal: Africa
Links to articles, case studies and projects from the Rainforest Action Network.