News Africa

Controversial wind farm in Lesotho gets the go-ahead

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 12:13

The controversial wind farm proposed for Lesotho’s Maluti-Drakensberg has received the go-ahead from the Lesotho Government.

Africa Lesotho Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Restoration of a lost seabird community in Mauritius is gaining momentum

Mon, 27/01/2014 - 07:39

The Mauritian offshore islands , especially Round Island and Serpent Island, play an important role in supporting some of the largest breeding...

Africa Mauritius Seabirds and Marine

New small grant opportunity for 'conservation and gender' projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Tue, 14/01/2014 - 11:45

Conservation International, supported by BirdLife International, today launched a new small grants funding opportunity to further global and local understanding and practice...

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New website, map and E-bulletin ("SASA-3") for the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot

Mon, 13/01/2014 - 11:08

Website The Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team - consisting of BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and...

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First small grant agreement in Ethiopia under the CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot investment!

Wed, 18/12/2013 - 06:45

Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (EWNHS) , coordinator of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Programme in Ethiopia,...

Africa Ethiopia

A milestone BirdLife Botswana project successfully completed

Wed, 11/12/2013 - 06:47

A project Strategic Partnerships to improve the financial and operational sustainability of protected areas funded by UNDP-GEF to a tune of USD...

Africa Botswana Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

The Conservation of Migratory Birds (CMB) project announces launch of the Young Graduates Research Project (YGRP) award

Mon, 09/12/2013 - 07:01

The Conservation of Migratory Birds (CMB) project is a BirdLife International initiative, with joint funding from MAVA Foundation and Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN,...

Africa Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Concern over migrant birds prompts international response

Wed, 04/12/2013 - 14:48

In recent months, the indiscriminate and unsustainable killing of migrant birds in North Africa has become an issue of public concern in...

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways

Ecology now knocks out Lake Natron Soda Ash mining

Fri, 29/11/2013 - 07:29

The proposed soda ash mining at Lake Natron has suffered another major blow as a new scientific study shows that such an...

Africa Tanzania Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

5th Call for Letters of Inquiry – CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot; Yemen, Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Malawi and Zambia

Tue, 12/11/2013 - 08:43

BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, in their role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, invite civil society organisations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for projects in Yemen, Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Malawi and Zambia.

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Lake Natron Bulletin continues to provide information to thousands

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 10:58

The Lake Natron Update Bulletin for October 2013 is out! The latest issue highlights continued interest by the Government of Tanzania to...

Africa Climate Change - Africa

Paving the way to regional cooperation for African Grey and Timnah Parrots

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 07:49

A major breakthrough for the conservation and management of the African Grey and Timneh Parrots ( Psittacus erithacus and P. timneh )...

Africa Cameroon

Documentary on Djibouti conservation project

Tue, 01/10/2013 - 07:15

A conservation project has been set up in the North-East African Republic of Djibouti with a view of protecting habitat and native wildlife species, with a special focus on the endemic Djibouti Francolin and antelope species such as the Beira antelope. The resulting documentary film was directed by Dr. Paul Schwarz.

Africa Djibouti

Capacity for policy and site casework in West Africa boosted

Mon, 30/09/2013 - 07:27

'Advocacy is required for delivering win-win situations in areas where biodiversity is threatened by economic activities such as mining'. Dr. Paulinus Ngeh of BirdLife International.

Africa Capacity Development

4th Call for Letters of Inquiry – CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot; Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Fri, 27/09/2013 - 12:10

BirdLife International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, in their role as Regional Implementation Team (RIT) for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, invite civil society organizations to submit Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for projects in Ethiopia, Burundi, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Boreholes in the Sahel: Man made oasis that helps the soul - Burkina Faso

Thu, 26/09/2013 - 12:45

The Living on the Edge project is a key component of the BirdLife’ Local Empowerment Programme

Africa Burkina Faso Local Empowerment

BirdLife project plays pivotal role in Egypt’s signature of Raptor MoU

Tue, 24/09/2013 - 12:46

On Monday the 9 th of September 2013, the CEO of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA), Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project...

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Sudan government acts on ”killer power line”

Sun, 22/09/2013 - 06:41

A workshop of the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) project led by BirdLife International and the United Nations Development Program has prompted the Sudanese government to replace one of the most deadly power lines in Africa for large migratory birds , the Port Sudan “killer line”

Africa Sudan Migratory Birds and Flyways