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Demonstrating ecosystem service values in Africa

Tue, 08/01/2013 - 09:58

A new project will train African conservationists to conduct ecosystem services assessments and use the results to promote better policy decisions and build institutional capacity

Africa United Kingdom Capacity Development

Great loss-The late Georges Henry Oueda

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 12:03

A great loss to conservation as Georges Henry Oueda, Director of Conservation of NATURAMA (BirdLife in Burkina Faso) passes on.

Africa Burkina Faso Capacity Development

How African school children got ready to drawing competition

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 09:44

The preparations for the “My Spring” drawing competition.

Africa

Winners of “My Spring” Drawing competition in Africa announced

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 09:15

This are the winners of the 2012 maiden edition of the Spring Alive drawing competition for children in Africa.

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Nairobi Convention COP 7 adopts a decision to conserve birds

Mon, 17/12/2012 - 13:26

The Seventh Conference of Parties (COP 7) of the Nairobi Convention ended on 14 th December with a COP Decision to designate...

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

Up in smoke: charcoal production threatens almost a tenth of Somalia’s avifauna

Mon, 17/12/2012 - 05:00

When African Union Mission in Somalia forces took control of the port city of Kismayo in Southern Somalia in September, they found an estimated four million sacks of charcoal waiting to be exported. However, a ban on export dates back to 1969.

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

Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Migratory Soaring Birds’ Considerations in the Energy Sector

Sat, 15/12/2012 - 09:36

The workshop will bring together leading experts from both the energy and nature conservation sectors to tackle bird mortality in energy infrastructure in the Middle East Region

Africa Egypt Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Sustainable utilization of wetland resources by a Local Conservation Group: Case of Nyabarongo Wetlands, Rwanda.

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 13:48

Wetlands, birds and people benefit from each other in Rwanda

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On the road to a common ground for Ethiopia’s energy plans and conservation of migratory soaring birds

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 08:12

Stakeholders in an energy workshop discuss the common need to promote renewable energy while ensuring that considerations of the risks to migratory soaring birds are made during the planning and operational processes of wind, solar and transmission lines developments.

Africa Ethiopia Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa