Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:55
Communities around Lake Victoria Basin rely on wetlands for their livelihoods. These wetlands provide important ecosystem services including food, raw materials, fresh water, medicine, waste-water treatment, carbon sequestration, erosion prevention and fertility.
Local Engagement and Empowerment - Africa
Thu, 28/01/2016 - 10:53
Second article in the new series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.
Mon, 25/01/2016 - 13:17
Wood is a key source of energy that has been used for millennia for cooking, boiling water, lighting and heating. In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than 90% of the population relies on woodfuel. In November 2015, Dr. Mary Njenga, a scientist in bioenergy from the World Agroforestry Centre, held a presentation on the subject at the BirdLife Africa Secretariat in Nairobi, outlining the issues related to the use of woodfuel and viable local solutions.
Wed, 20/01/2016 - 07:07
Continuation of the series about 'women in conservation', based on the five ‘Women in Healthy Sustainable Societies’ projects that have been implemented at five Eastern Afromontane KBAs in Kenya and Uganda.
Tue, 19/01/2016 - 12:02
With the launch of a video, we look back and celebrate the success of the Pan-African Business & Biodiversity Forum - a first-of-its-kind forum that pushed nature-thinking into discussions on the sustainable development of Africa to benefit nature, people and business.
Mon, 11/01/2016 - 08:08
In the last two decades Ghana has lost 90-99% of its Grey Parrot population. The population decline has been caused by four main factors: trade, overall forest reduction, silvicultural practices and farmland timber harvesting. The findings are published by a team of researchers from Ghana, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) and BirdLife International.
Fri, 11/12/2015 - 10:38
The BirdLife International Marine Programme (BIMP) and Africa Partnership secretariat share a goal to achieve conservation objectives for seabirds and marine resources with a focus on West and North African regions through the Alcyon Project.
Marine - Africa
Wed, 09/12/2015 - 15:38
Every once in a while, you come across a little story that makes you smile, makes you breathe a sigh of hope. A small act that could be easily missed, but which represents something a lot bigger. This story is one of those stories.
Local Empowerment - Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 02/12/2015 - 08:54
NatureUganda's Programme Manager Michael Opige talks about the goal of sustainably managing oil and gas exploration in Uganda's Albertine Graben, also known as the Albertine Rift Region