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How Benin is developing sustainable tourism

Benin is an unexpected treasure trove in terms of tourism and heritage. However, less than 5% of the tourism sector’s potential is currently being exploited, despite Benin’s impressive contribution to world history.

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New decree creates Special Brigade to ensure wildlife conservation in the Pendjari National Park

A key milestone in the long-term conservation strategy being implemented by the Government of Benin in partnership with NGO African Parks.

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Cudjo Lewis, from Benin to Alabama

The slave trade was officially outlawed on US territory from 01 January 1808. No more slaves were supposed to enter the United States from then on. And yet…

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Interview with Bellarmin Codo – Black-African history professor at the University of Abomey-Calavi

On International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, historian Bellarmin Codo shares a piece of Ouidah’s and the Slavery Coast’s history.

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A Memorandum of Understanding with the Smithsonian Institution to redesign Benin’s cultural and touristic offer

Despite a unique historical, natural and cultural heritage, Benin remains an unknown destination, and tourism, an under-exploited economic leverage in the country.

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An International Call for Projects for Sèmè City, the International City dedicated to Innovation and Knowledge

Although Africa is considered as the youngest continent in the world, its economic development depends now, more than ever, on the ability to develop its youth.

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