Mon, 31/08/2015 - 09:46
Local Institutions Capacity Building: Two Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and four Lower Local Governments around the mountain gorilla parks in Rwanda and Uganda have benefited from training on project planning and development organised by the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) with financial support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF).
Mon, 17/08/2015 - 15:12
Lake Victoria Sunset Birders (LVSB) is a Site Support Group (SSG) based in Dunga Swamp on the shores of Lake Victoria in Western Kenya. The group is mainly composed of young people, with a total membership of 32, (25 men and seven women) all shar
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa
Fri, 31/07/2015 - 11:51
This is a special call for small grants (up to US $20,000) which will be awarded for biodiversity conservation projects in Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 10th September 2015.
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 08:03
Nature Kenya has launched an appeal to Save the Taita Apalis from extinction. The Taita Apalis (Apalis fuscigularis) is one of the rarest birds in the world, living only in the forest fragments at the tops of the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya. It is considered Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List because it has a tiny occupied range of 500 hectares.
Preventing Extinctions - Africa
Wed, 29/07/2015 - 07:28
Keep our planet cool!! This is the message that participants of the Common Wealth Fellowship Programme on climate change policy and advocacy purposed to share with national policy makers during a six weeks training on climate change policy and advocacy.
Wed, 22/07/2015 - 08:26
As part of BirdLife’s Improving Livelihoods Project in Oursi village, Burkina Faso, together with Living on the Edge, a sustainable land use project in the Sahel region, a local community has launched a grinding mill. The aim is to generate income and to alleviate hardships faced by both women and children in processing food for consumption at the household level.
Local Engagement and Empowerment - Africa