Pan-African Ornithological Congress

The 14th Pan-African Ornithological Congress (PAOC 14) will take place from 16-21 October 2016 in Dakar, Senegal.

The theme for this year’s Congress is Global challenges: threats and opportunities for birds in Africa.

The Pan-African Ornithological Congress (PAOC) meets every 4 years and aims to further the study of African birds, to promote the preservation of African birds as an integral part of the African heritage, to foster the appreciation of birds and discussion of African birds in relation to man, and to disseminate information on African birds through appropriate international meetings and publications.

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