Group of Environmental Support (WALIA) Mali

Key information

Address: B.P-215 Mopti Region, Quartier Million kin près de OCHA Mali
Phone: +223 76 01 51 83 / 65 54 29 64

Visit website: http://www.aqpere.qc.ca/bulletin/intereb.26.05.05.htm Email this organisation: coumbask@yahoo.fr

Group of Environmental Support (WALIA) exists to promote sustainable development and equity in Mali. WALIA's work includes mediationg in and preventing conflicts, peace education, training activities and research.

Major achievements

  • Supervising 11 villages in the context of the implementation of projects tackling poverty.
  • Providing training in skills around environmental issues and conflict management.
  • Supporting 28 radio stations broadcasting programming on environmental, issues, health work and conflict management.
  • Capacity building of other organisations to help them better understand environmental issues, education, conflict management and community organisation.
  • Produced tools for environmental communication, prevention and management of conflicts.
  • Ongoing project education/communication for sustainable management of the forest, and prevention and management of conflicts.
  • Transitional justice projects

In February 2015, WALIA took part in a civil society exchange day with the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali, MINUSMA.

Read about Walia in French here and here.

Last updated: September 2016