Linkage to multilateral environmental agreements through the African-Eurasian Migratory Landbirds Action Plan

Alex Ngari

BirdLife International

Alex Ngari is based in Nairobi and works for BirdLife International Africa Secretariat office in Kenya. Alex has been involved in conservation and natural resource management after working in the sector for more than 11 years. His past experience draws from his extensive work in agro-ecosystems, unprotected and protected important conservation landscapes engaging with policy formulators, implementers as well as local communities while using birds as flagship taxa to achieve conservation goals. He has also been involved in programming for nature based enterprises for community livelihood improvement and nature conservation. He is currently coordinating a regional GEF-UNDP project for the Africa region aimed at mainstreaming conservation considerations into priority productive sectors. He is also coordinating the Working Group on African Eurasian Migratory Landbirds Action Plan of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS). He has studied Plant Ecology for his Masters and his interest includes international policy in environment and environmental sustainability.

Samuel Temidayo Osinubi

BirdLife International

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Abstract

There is compelling evidence of widespread declines of African-Eurasian migratory landbirds in recent times. Status of migratory landbirds are good indicator of environmental health and ecosystem functioning. Thus, their... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Eick von Ruschkowski (NABU)
  2. Alex Ngari (BirdLife International)
  3. Samuel Temidayo Osinubi (BirdLife International)

Session

OS-B4 » Migratory Birds and Human Effects Beyond National Borders in the African-Eurasian Flyways Region (14:00 - Monday, 11th January, Chui)