News Africa

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

Vegetable gardens in the desert

Thu, 19/09/2013 - 06:44

An opportunity for diversifying incomes and obtaining food security

Africa Mauritania Capacity Development

Micro-loan schemes: Improving livelihoods and Empowering women at the Gola Forest, Liberia.

Fri, 13/09/2013 - 09:34

The BirdLife Across the River – a Transboundary Peace Park for Sierra Leone and Liberia project (ARTP) funded by the European Commission is being implemented in the Gola forest: an area of pristine forest on the border between Liberia and Sierra Leone, within the so called West Africa Upper Guinea Forest Eco-region.

Africa Liberia Capacity Development

Africa welcomes feathered globetrotters!

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 11:35

This year, the residents of as many as eleven African countries will watch the sky in Botswana, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, RSA, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zimbabwe and, for the first time, in Kenya, Zambia and Rwanda.

Africa Botswana Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Sound ecosystem management key to adaptation

Fri, 06/09/2013 - 09:51

Harnessing ecosystem-based approaches for food security and adaptation to climate change in Africa.

Africa Climate Change - Africa

New African countries join Spring Alive initiative

Tue, 27/08/2013 - 10:59

Kenya, Zambia and Rwanda join the Spring Alive initiative.

Africa

New Eastern Afromontane Hotspot e-Bulletin is Out: SASA Bulletin #2

Fri, 23/08/2013 - 13:48

The new SASA e-bulletin is out, with news from the Eastern Afromontane hotspot, from Saudi Arabia to Southern Africa! Read all about it!

Africa

State of Africa's Birds

Tue, 20/08/2013 - 12:53

The BirdLife Africa Partnership has produced the first regional State of Africa's Birds (SOAB) report, launched at the BirdLife World Congress in...

Africa Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

A campaign to save African Vultures in the wake of new poisoning incidents

Fri, 16/08/2013 - 09:30

I want African Vultures ALIVE – not DEAD

Africa

Nature Seychelles launches Cousin Island website

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 10:36

If you want to see Seychelles nature at its finest, then one of the top places to visit is Cousin Island Special...

Africa Seychelles

Addressing climate change and exchange of experiences at key sites for migratory birds and people in Mauritania

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 13:47

Nature Mauritania in collaboration with local authorities (Prefect, Mayor and other dignitaries), and the local communities from the three project sites in...

Africa

3rd Call for Letters of Inquiry – CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot; Eritrea, South Sudan and Yemen

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 05:52

NEW Call for Letters of Inquiry for the CEPF Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot, for capacity development assessments and small grant projects in Eritrea, South Sudan and Yemen. Read more here!

Africa Eritrea

Pink Ring Safari ends in Lake Bogoria

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 14:44

One of the Lesser Flamingos hatched and ringed in Lake Magadi in 1962 is recovered by a tourist in Lake Bogoria.

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

First five CEPF projects granted in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot!

Thu, 27/06/2013 - 15:02

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund has signed the first contracts with Civil Society Organisations in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot. These are for projects in the Albertine Rift, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Ethiopia.

Africa Ethiopia

The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, speaks to the BirdLife International World Congress, 22 June 2013

Sat, 22/06/2013 - 15:02

Transcript of a video message by the President of Sierra Leone where he pledges to continue to work with the BirdLife Partnership to protect the Gola Forest.

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

Trading the desk for fitness, rejuvenation and binoculars

Wed, 19/06/2013 - 10:09

Everyday screen-based work can sometimes take toll on productivity, creativity and even health if not well managed. Even staff at the BirdLife Africa Partnership Secretariat in Nairobi knows this resorting to simple yet revitalising remedies to cope with daily pressures of life

Africa Kenya Local Empowerment - Africa

Formal protection reduces loss of natural land-cover at IBAs across Africa

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 08:26

A new study by BirdLife scientists has provided the most robust evidence yet available that legal protection protected status is effective at reducing the loss of natural land-cover within sites of high conservation importance.

Africa Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa