Past, present and future perspectives


UNEP acknowledges the contributions made by the many individuals and institutions that have contributed to Africa Environment Outlook. A full list of names is included in the latter pages of this report. Special thanks are extended to:

AEO Collaborating Centres

Association pour le Développement de l'Information Environnementale- Programme Régional de Gestion de l'Information Environnementale (ADIE-PRGIE), Cameroon

Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region & Europe (CEDARE), Egypt

Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), Mauritius

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Uganda

Network for Environment and Sustainable Development in Africa (NESDA), Cote d'Ivoire

Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC-IMERCSA), Zimbabwe

Funding support

The Governments of Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg and the UNEP Environment Fund have provided funding support for the first phase of the Africa Environment Outlook Process.

Africa Environment Outlook Production Team

AEO Coordinating Team with support from Collaborating Centre representatives:

Kagumaho Kakuyo
Thomas Tata
Jacquie Chenje

Collaborating Centre Representatives

Ahmed Abdel-Rehim (CEDARE)
Abou Bamba (NESDA)
Clever Mafuta (SARDC-IMERCSA)
Rajendranath Mohabeer (IOC)
Leonard Ntonga Mvondo (ADIE-PRGIE)
Charles Sebukeera (NEMA)

AEO Authors

Bola Ayeni (Chapter 4)
Anna Ballance (Chapter 2)
Munyaradzi Chenje (Chapter 1 and Chapter 3)
Tabeth Matiza Chiuta (Chapter 1)
Debbie Manzolillo Nightingale (Chapter 2)
Elton Laisi (Chapter 1)
Yakobo Moyini (Chapter 5)
Thomas Tata (Chapter 3)
Charl de Villiers (Chapter 3)


Geoffrey Bird
Sarah Medina


AEO Support Team

Marion Cheatle
Munyaradzi Chenje
Volodymyr Demkine
Salif Diop
Sheila Edwards
Tessa Goverse
Strike Mkandla
Naomi Poulton
Megumi Seki
David Smith
Anna Stabrawa
Laura Williamson
Sekou Toure
Rungano Karimanzira

Specialist Support

John Roberts
Richard Fuggle
Conmany Wesseh
Osama Salem

Graphics, cover and page design

Words and Publications, UK