Regional Forum to Update the Strategic Action Programme on Lake Tanganyika

The forum is organized by the Secretariat of the Lake Tanganyika Authority (LTA), and attended by experts in environmental management and fisheries, government officials of the riparian countries Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia, as well as professionals from a range of local, regional and international research institutes and NGOs, including ICRAF, IUCN, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the WWF. Participants will update the Strategic Action Programme in recognition of new threats, such as climate change and biological invasions, that have emerged since its adoption.  

dates: 6-7 October 2010   location: Bujumbura, Burundi   contact: Alain Gashaka   phone: +257 222 731 05   e-mail: AlainG@unops.org   www: http://www.lta-alt.org/