The Africa Environment Outlook 2 is the second comprehensive integrated report on the African environment, produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN).
It highlights the central position Africa's environment continues to play in sustainable development, enhancing human well-being, as well as its potential to achieve tremendous progress in the implementation of the Millenium Development Goals.
The AEO-2 report profiles Africa's environmental resources as an asset for the continent's development. It highlights the opportunities presented by the region's natural resource base to support the continent's development. The report underscores the concept of sustainable livelihoods, and the importance of the environmental initiatives in supporting them.