Dakar, November 28 (APS). The International Center for Foreign Trade (CICES) will develop a “space for biodiversity conservation” to showcase the endangered species of plants and animals in the 2018 edition of the Dakar International Fair (FIDAK), announced as CEO by Sheikh Ndiaye.
“We are in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment, which welcomes the idea of developing the field of biodiversity, and the Ministry is ready to bring us endangered animal and plant species,” he said. in an APS interview.
According to Sheikh Ndiaye, this exhibition, for the first time in FIDAK, the issue of which in 2018 will take place from November 29 to December 16, will have at the same time “the pedagogical, educational and educational aspect”.
According to him, “many people know that there are threatened species, but they do not have physical knowledge of these species, and FIDAK will give them the opportunity to see that a particular species is threatened with extinction. ".
Visitors will have the opportunity to see among the many species of animals that will be exhibited, “a unique antelope that exists only in Senegal around the world,” as well as lions “young, active and energetic.”
Sheikh Ndiaye, referring to the announced “innovations”, said that CICES, in partnership with a company specializing in new technologies, will be implemented for the first time by an innovation called E-FIDAK.
According to him, this E-FIDAK will consist of “filming the fair in its details, that is, at the level of direct sales, at the level of scientific forums, at the level of meetings B to B, at least in all sectors of the fair, constantly and extend it to level digital platforms.
With the help of this new system, it is now possible to “follow the fair, enter the pavilion in real time, from home.”
“You will also see that large screens will be placed everywhere so that people who distribute, watch and watch what is happening in a particular pavilion or place,” he added.
Similarly, CICES, in partnership with social and administrative services, “as usual, developed websites for issuing administrative documents, as well as websites for free screening of endemic diseases, such as diabetes, tension, arterial cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer or AIDS”, said its CEO.