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Africa Program

Projects

From creating a sustainable legal framework for forestry in Liberia, developing regulations on access to genetic resources in Uganda, strengthening the legal and operational frameworks for fisheries co-management in East Africa, to facilitating roundtable discussion for African envrironmental law professors, ELI has researched and conducted dozens of environmental projects involving Africa.

Click on the following links to explore ELI's past and current projects on:
Land & Biodiversity, Water, Sustainable Livelihoods, and Governance in Africa.

Below is a list of previously held related workshops, roundtables and study tours:

  • Judicial Symposium on Environmental Law, Policy, and Access To Justice — Jinja, Uganda (2001)
  • Conservation in Conflict: Strategies for Mitigating the Impacts of Armed Conflict on the African Environment — Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (2001)
  • Protecting Community Forests Workshop — Mbalmayo, Cameroon (2001)
  • Workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution — Dakar, Senegal (2000)
  • East African Workshop on Access to Environmental Justice — Jinja, Uganda (2000)
  • Study Tour for Nigerian Attorneys: “Environmental Law, Enforcement and the Petroleum Industry” —Washington, DC & New York, NY (2000)
  • “Colloquium on Environmental Law and Policy in the United States and Africa,”—Dakar, Senegal (2000)
  • Constitutional Environmental Law In Africa (ELI Associates Seminar)—Washington, DC (1999)
  • A Forum: “The Environment: South-Africa’s Defining Issue in the Post Apartheid Era” —Washington, DC (1994)