Welcome to the African Environmental Law and Policy web site, hosted
by the Environmental Law Institute. This site provides
electronic access to research materials produced by ELI and our partners on selected
topics in African environmental law, and highlights ELIs past and ongoing activities
to promote the development and implementation of sound environmental laws and institutions
in Africa. It also is a portal to the diverse Internet sources on environmental law and
policy in Africa.
Gateway to African environmental law and policy web sites:
The World Wide Web offers a wealth of information (often scattered) on
environmental law and policy in Africa. To facilitate your search for sites and pages,
this Web site provides a gateway to sites related to African environmental law and
policy. These links will be organized by both nation and subject. Web sites
organized by environmental issue or
country to allow browsing information on a particular
African nation or by issues affecting environmental law in Africa.
ELIs on-line research and
policy documents on African environmental law:
This page includes downloadable research papers (in PDF format) and other
documents that ELI and its partners have published on African environmental law and
ELIs ongoing activities in
This page includes a recent activity report for the Africa program,
describing ELI's past and ongoing activities in Africa.
Tools for African Environmental Advocates:
This page discusses ELI's program devoted to Building African Environmental Advocacy and provides a copy of the final draft of the handbook
"A Toolkit for Environmental Advocates in Africa."
We are continually seeking to update and improve this site, and we would
appreciate your feedback. If you would like further information about ELIs
Africa Program, please e-mail Scott Schang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ELI's African Environmental Law and Policy Web page is
supported in part by grants from
the US Agency for International Development and the
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.