News Jatropha

Guided by science, Kenyan authority rejects the case for jatropha at Dakatcha IBA

Fri, 24/02/2012 - 11:12

Following a campaign led by Nature Kenya, supported by other BirdLife Partners, Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has officially rejected a proposal to convert 10,000 hectares of Dakatcha Woodland IBA to grow the biofuel crop jatropha.

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Dakatcha Woodland, Kenya

Wed, 25/01/2012 - 10:48

Status: Important Biodiversity and Bird Area Campaign period : 2009 and Ongoing Background The Dakatcha woodland is found near the town of...

Africa

African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Fourth Special Session

Wed, 23/11/2011 - 07:07

The ministerial segment of the thirteenth session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was held at the International Conference Centre in Bamako from 9 to 16 September 2011.