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, the country’s largest ecosystem.
Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:31
Site Support Groups in Kenya continue to gain strength in capacity to help conserve great biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin.
Thu, 28/02/2013 - 23:05
Fiji's Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated with an award ceremony in the Natewa Tunuloa IBA for winning their Equator Prize 2012. During the ceremony Sisi announced how their community protected forest is benefiting their fisheries, and how they are also starting an ambitious new project in their IBA...
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:39
Sales of tree seedlings from communal nurseries set up by forest dependent families in the municipality of Mangatarem, in the east of the island of Luzon, The Philippines, have provided enough income to meet daily needs, while helping with the reforestation of the Zambales Mountains Important Bird Area.
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, with its millions of people (and hundreds of millions of goats), its unpredictable rainfall, and the increasing pressure on wetlands, trees and grasslands which are also used by billions of migratory and Afrotropical birds.
Local Empowerment - Africa
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 Philippine Eagle, and of the indigenous Mamanwas and Manobos.
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Asia
Sun, 16/09/2012 - 10:18
Indigenous Bagyeli and Bakola communities in Cameroon are highly marginalised, and most live in poverty.
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 making sure that local people benefit from the conservation and sustainable use of the forest.