Fédération Régionale des Groupements de Promotion Féminine de la région de Ziguinchor (FRGPF-Z, Regional Federation of Women’s Advancement Groups, Ziguinchor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fédération Régionale des Groupements de Promotion Féminine de la région de Ziguinchor (FRGPF-Z, Regional Federation of Women’s Advancement Groups, Ziguinchor)

The Fédération Régionale des Groupements de Promotion Féminine de la Région de Ziguinchor (FRGPF-Z) has worked since the late 1980s in southwestern Ziguinchor, in a region known as Lower Casamance. The region's wealth of vegetation makes it an important forest reserve in Senegal, including the country's largest population of mangroves.

 

Key Facts 

Equator Prize Winner: 2008

Founded: 1987

Location: Ziguinchor region of south-west Senegal

Beneficiaries: More than 30,000 women

Biodiversity: 184 hectares of mangrove restored

 

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 Equator Prize 2008

Sub-Saharan Africa

 Biodiversity Conservation

 Ecoagriculture and Food Security

 Sustainable Forestry

 Marine and Coastal Resource Management

 Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change


 

Contact Information

Mme Sadio Thoune Seydi
Ziguinchor 190
Casamance, Senegal
Tel.: + 221 991.57.36 / + 221 994.51.23
Email: frgpfzig@yahoo.fr

 

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