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Migratory birds? What about migratory fish?

Wed, 28/05/2014
Read all about a new CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot project in Lake Tana, Ethiopia. BirdLife International, together with IUCN and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, form the Regional Implementation Team that supports CEPF with their investment in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot.

Fresh Lake Natron soda ash push threatens the future of East Africa’s Flamingos

Tue, 20/05/2014
BirdLife International, a partnership of over 120 NGOs globally, is gravely concerned over recent statements by the Government of Tanzania regarding the intention to construct two soda ash factories at Lake Natron and Engaruka in northern Tanzania.

Participation, resilience and sustainability for Kibira National Park in Burundi

Tue, 13/05/2014
A CEPF-funded Eastern Afromontane Hotspot small grant project contributes to the sustainable management of Kibira National Park Important Bird and Biodiversity Area in Burundi.

Conservation management in the Guassa Plateau saves threatened biodiversity and helps disadvantaged groups

Tue, 13/05/2014
Read all about a new CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot project in Guassa Plateau, Ethiopia. BirdLife International, together with IUCN and the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society, form the Regional Implementation Team that supports CEPF with their investment in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot.

Alarming decline in Highland Grasslands in Kenya

Fri, 02/05/2014

There has been a decline of 90% in Kenya's high altitude grasslands over the 20 years d

Fuel-efficient stoves, farmer's group initiatives and a Conservation Manual: a sustainable reality for the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project - Part 3

Tue, 22/04/2014
One of the first CEPF-funded small grants in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot is delivering results already - read all about the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project in Mozambique! (part 3 of 3)

Crop covers, the A-Frame and the 'Gampani' method! A sustainable reality for the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project - Part 2

Tue, 22/04/2014
One of the first CEPF-funded small grants in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot is delivering results already - read all about the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project in Mozambique! (part 2 of 3)
Agriculture in Africa and the Middle East can pose serious threats to migratory birds (Neil Palmer; CIAT)

Experts join forces for profitable and bird friendly agriculture development

Wed, 16/04/2014

Agriculture is one of the most productive sectors in the Rift Valley / Red Sea flyway r