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From October 5 to 8, 2017 in Kpalimé, Togo (West Africa), the 1st West Africa Mountain Forum will be organized by the Platform of Civil Society Organizations for the Safeguard of Mountains (PSM) in partnership with the Togolese Ministry of Environment and Forest Resources and the Mountain Partnership.
The main theme of the event is “The contribution of mountains to the development of the economy and the adaptation to climate changes” and aims to is to promote sustainability and environmental justice by urging Governments, Local decision makers, Traditional leaders and NGOs dealing with environmental protection, through lobbying and advocacy, to take into account the sustainable management of mountain ecosystems in their national development’s policies and action plans.
It will gather at least, 100 scientists, researchers, traditional leaders, representatives of women right defense organizations, national and international NGO’s representatives from Africa, Europe, Asia and America and all those who have the possibility and willing to contribute through their experience so that the event be successful are kindly invited.
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