News 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.

Africa

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

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