Visibility brief on how the ACP MEAs programme is supporting biodiversity goals was disseminated at the 14th Conference of Parties for the Convention on Biological Diversity in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt in November 2018.
"A beekeeper teamed up with the Signal Processing Laboratory 5 and a group of EPFL students to develop an app that counts the number of Varroa mites in beehives. This parasite is one of the two main threats – along with pesticides – to bees’ long-term survival.
The health of Uganda’s wetlands impacts everything from the livelihoods of surrounding communities to rates of gender-based violence. The proper management of this unique ecosystem can help address root causes of conflict while empowering women at the same time.