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A gateway to data and information on Africa's social, economic, territorial and environmental development, developed by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

This platform features Joint Research Centre (JRC) data, tools, partnerships, and stories developed in-house or with African and international partners. It provides a single entry-point to the wealth of European Commission knowledge on Africa and aims to support the European Union (EU) objective of deepening the partnership with Africa.
Regional Centres of Excellence for the Green Transistion Program

This platform serves as the Knowledge and Information hub for the Regional Centers of Excellence program. It underpins its Transversal component helping foster knowledge exchange and strengthen the science-policy interface, covering the priority topics linked to the Green Transition:

Climate and Disaster Resilience
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The international Day of Forests, celebrated each 21st of March, highlights the importance forest ecosystems. 
Vegetation fires have become a major concern in Africa because of their negative impacts on the environment and on human welfare. Uncontrolled (and un-prescribed) wildfires cause forest and vegetation...
Mangroves forests are a crucial coastal ecosystem in tropics and subtropics countries. They provide a lot of environmental and socio-economic services and they are the main strategy for the resilience...
Achieving conservation goals by improving management effectiveness of protected areas: Burundi case-study
In early March 2021, a pool of researchers of the 
Increasing water scarcity and water quality issues are serious constraints, especially for Northern Africa. A comprehensive assessment of spatial and temporal precipitation frequency is the initial st...
Sustainable Development Goals
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