News Africa

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

Tue, 20/05/2014 - 14:46

BirdLife International, a partnership of over 120 NGOs globally, is gravely concerned over recent statements by the Government of ...

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

Participation, resilience and sustainability for Kibira National Park in Burundi

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 13:01

Kibira National Park, the second largest natural reserve of Burundi, is an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) and an Afromonta...

Africa Burundi Capacity Development

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

Tue, 13/05/2014 - 08:08

The Guassa Plateau is an extraordinary area of biodiversity in Ethiopia. Rare and ...

Africa Ethiopia Capacity Development

Alarming decline in Highland Grasslands in Kenya

Fri, 02/05/2014 - 08:32

There has been a decline of 90% in Kenya's high altitude grasslands over the 20 years due to change of land use, development and conversion of grassland into agricultural land, as well as popula...

Africa Kenya Preventing Extinctions - Africa

BirdLife concerns over road construction through Bakossi National Park, Cameroon

Mon, 28/04/2014 - 06:41

BirdLife is concerned that one of the most precious forests in Cameroon is threatened by road construction. Bakossi National Park is n...

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

Experts join forces for profitable and bird friendly agriculture development

Wed, 16/04/2014 - 15:38

Agriculture is one of the most productive sectors in the Rift Valley / Red Sea flyway region, serving as the economic backbone of many countri...

Africa Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Cousin Island Special Reserve - a success story

Tue, 15/04/2014 - 11:23

This video tells the conservation success story of Cousin Island Special Reserve, a former coconut enterprise now turned nature reserve in the Seychelles. Managed by local NGO and BirdLife Partner, Na...

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