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Natural Sciences


Cape Verde

Cape Verde
  • UNESCO/ Dominique Roger
  • Mountains, Cape Verde

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

It is involved in a project that aims to perform adaptation actions in pilot coastal sites particularly vulnerable to climate change and to anthropogenic degradation, to serve as an example for future regional and global application. The project is being implemented by the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) at the request of Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal.

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



- Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)

Coasts and Small Islands

- Adaptation to Climate Change in Coastal Zones [PDF format - 3 KB]

- Young People Against HIV/AIDS More

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