Coinciding with the world celebration of Biodiversity Day, on 22nd May, the city of Malabo has held the VII Biodiversity Week, one of the most important environmental events in the country, organised by the Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock, Forests and the Environment, in collaboration with the Spanish Cultural Centre in Malabo, the technical organisation of the NGO ECOGUINEA, and the participation of numerous national and international bodies working in the environmental sector in Equatorial Guinea.
In this latest edition, the VII Biodiversity Week, which will take place from 21st to 26th May 2018, is taking the banner from the Biological Diversity Convention in its 25th year, Safeguarding life on earth”.
During the week, at the Spanish Cultural Centre in Malabo, there will be activities and free workshops, presentations and exhibitions of products, and projects designed to create valid economic alternatives in order to safeguard biodiversity.
Furthermore, and as is becoming the norm, the event also includes a section dedicated to children, so that they can learn to look after nature, through the III Drawing Competition: Animals in danger of extinction: how to protect them, children’s workshops (RecyclART and Biogames) and the traditional Environmental Saturday for children, which will take place on 26th May from 10:00 to 14:00.
AN intense week of meetings, conferences and workshops for all nature lovers, which has become a national benchmark for environmental conservation.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea