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Community empowerment in Ruyigi through local-led conservation

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 16:40

The community of Ruyigi in the East of Burundi, represented by the association Serukubeze, a Site Support Group (SSG), is engaged in protecting the Mpungwe Mountain Chain...

Africa Burundi

SSG institutional capacity building crucial to biodiversity conservation

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:31

Local community members in Yala and Dunga have identified institutional capacity building and resource mobilization, as key for effective Important Bi...

Africa Kenya Capacity Development

Empowering Local Communities in Fiji

Thu, 28/02/2013 - 23:05

Fiji's Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an award ceremony in the Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area for winning their Equator Prize 2012. Du...

Pacific

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

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 13:48

Nyabarongo wetlands, an Important Bird Area in Rwanda is a refuge for ...

Africa

Una Introducción a la Conservación y a los Derechos Humanos Para los Socios de BirdLife International

Thu, 08/11/2012 - 11:44

Los Socios de BirdLife tienen amplia experiencia en el trabajo en conjunto con comunidad...

Worldwide

Petrels fuel Fijian exchange programme

Fri, 02/11/2012 - 02:58

Community members from two BirdLife Fiji Programme Site Support Groups (SSG) recently visited a NatureFiji-MareqetiViti project on Gau Island to learn about petrel conservation techniques. Earlier in September represe...

Pacific

Empowering the Grassroots Megaposter

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 11:09

BirdLife has won the COP 11 Jury Choice Award for the “Mega-poster” exhibition and competition organised by the CBD Secretariat’s Biodiversity for Development Unit. The posters are designed to showcase th...

Worldwide

Children's Festival in Lebanon celebrates the "Secrets of Bird Migration and Forests of Hope"

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 10:33

A day full of environmental activities attracted more than 150 students aged b...

Middle East Lebanon Forests of Hope

Eight ways to unleash the potential of local organisations

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:43

Eight ways to unleash the potential of local organisations, a policy brief authored jointly with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Equato...

Worldwide

Gaining recognition for community-based organisations at Zambales Mountains IBA, the Philippines

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:39

Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipalit...

Asia Philippines Local Empowerment

Living on the Edge: protecting and restoring ecosystems in the Sahel

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:29

Birds and people depend on natural resources for their survival. The intricate link between people and their environment is especially apparent in the Sahel, ...

Africa Burkina Faso Local Empowerment - Africa

Livelihoods and conservation in the Philippines

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:25

The Mount Hilong-hilong Important Bird Area (IBA), one of the last tracts of lowland rainforest in the northeast of mainland Mindanao in the Philippines, is the home of the globally threatened Philipp...

Asia Philippines Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia

School attendance rises and disease falls in the Bagyeli/Bakola communities

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:18

Indigenous Bagyeli and Bakola communities in Cameroon are highly marginalised, and most live in poverty.  High levels of illiteracy have hi...

Africa Cameroon

Micro-loans and a voice for women around the Gola Rainforest National Park

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:09

As part of the “Across The River” Trans-boundary Peace Park project in the Gola forest between Sierra Leone and Liberia, BirdLife Partners are mak...

Africa

Securing tenure and livelihoods in Paraguay’s Atlantic Forest

Sun, 16/09/2012 - 09:51

BirdLife Partner Guyra Paraguay is working with local communities at Important Bird Areas to demonstrate how conserving biodiversity can improve the quality of life and...

Americas Paraguay Local Empowerment - Americas

Conservation, community benefits and a new Ramsar site: Ten years of conservation in western Madagascar.

Mon, 30/07/2012 - 09:37

Madagascar has recently designated Lake Kinkony as a Ramsar Site (Wetland of Internati...

Africa Madagascar Local Empowerment - Africa

Scale up work on poverty reduction and biodiversity policy making pays off in Dakatcha woodlands in Kenya

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 07:03

Birdlife Africa Partnership got a renewed boost to its work in Poverty reduction and...

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

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