Information Center: Environment, 2003

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International Monetary Fund
August 12, 2003

Report that includes discussions on the economic developments of Equatorial Guinea that were based on information dated before August 12, 2003, it expresses the opinion of staff members, no necessarily the views of the Executive Board of the IMF.

J. Sabater Pi
June 25, 2003

The gorillas of Rio Muni have been very heavily exploited in order to obtain specimens for zoological parks and research centres. During 30 months (September 1966 to February 1969) 34 young gorillas were shown to have been captured in Rio Muni: This figure was increased by 29 which were killed in the process of capturing the young; thus 63 were verified as having been eliminated from the wild during that time.

J Cano, S Nzambo, J N Buatiche, M Ondo-Esono, F Micha, and A Benito
April 8, 2003

Anopheles (Cellia) carnevalei is described in the mainland region (Río Muni) of Equatorial Guinea. Anophelines collected were identical to An. nili with exception of some morphological characters found in wings, head, and legs.

J -C Toto, S Abaga, P Carnevale, and F Simard
September 5, 2003

The invasive oriental mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) was detected on Bioko Island for the first time in November 2001. It was found to be well established breeding in artificial containers at Planta, near Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea. This is the third tropical African country to be invaded by Ae. albopictus, which has recently spread to many parts of the Americas and Europe--with vector competence for dengue, yellow fever and other arboviruses.

J C Toto, S Abaga, P Carnevale, and F Simard
October 9, 2003

This report describes the history of the oriental mosquito and traces it back to certain diseases believed to be caused by the insect in Equatorial Guinea and other countries.

Isabelle Amsallem, Mette Løyche Wilkie, Pape Koné, and Michel Ngandji.
October 8, 2003

To highlight numerous efforts undertaken in forest management, FAO launched an initiative entitled ʺIn search of excellenceʺ to identify and document successful examples of sustainable management. This book contains analyses in the form of 14 case studies. The management practices identified demonstrate the evolution of the forest sector in Central Africa.

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