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Natural Sciences



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The country is covered by the UNESCO Cluster Office in Dakar, Senegal.

Scientific and technological training of young girls and ocean and coastal area management are 2 high points of the close collaboration between UNESCO and Guinea. 

Guinea is also supporting the Regional School on Integrated Management of Tropical Forests and Territories (ERAIFT), located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 

Below you can access the projects that are currently being implemented in the country within the framework of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences Sector.


People, Biodiversity and Ecology

- Great Apes Survival Project (GRASP)

- Biosphere Reserves (WNBRs)


- International Oceanographic Data and Information exchange (IODE)
- OceanData and Information Network for Africa (ODINAFRICA)


Earth Sciences

- Pan-African Network for a Geoscience Information System (PANGIS)

- The boundaries of the West African craton (IGCP, Project 485)

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