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Members of LVSB conducting IBA monitoring ©Victor Olango

Site Support Group Champions Conservation of...

Mon, 17/08/2015

Lake Victoria Sunset Birders (LVSB) is a Site Support Group (SSG) based in Dunga Swamp

Women at Oursi have every reason to smile as Site...

Wed, 22/07/2015
As part of BirdLife’s Improving Livelihoods Project in Oursi village, Burkina Faso, together with Living on the Edge, a sustainable land use project in the Sahel region, a local community has launched a grinding mill. The aim is to generate income and to alleviate hardships faced by both women and children in processing food for consumption at the household level.

GIRRRRL POWER!

Thu, 26/02/2015
Involving women in conservation - a smart plan, or still a bit of a taboo? Conservation International, supported by BirdLife International, funds five small and innovative projects in East Africa that aim to provide a better understanding of what's really going on between men and women in environmental decision-making. The first of a series of eyeopening articles...

New BirdLife video captures local perspectives

Mon, 22/07/2013
New video "Local Perspectives" captures the characters behind conservation on the ground - dedicated local people all around the world who are conserving the nature that they depend on, and sharing their thoughts with the world...

Launch of BirdLife’s new Local Empowerment...

Thu, 01/09/2011
BirdLife is launching a Local Empowerment Programme to provide more effective support for Local Conservation Groups, and to strengthen and expand networks of local organisations...

Proud moment as BirdLife Partnership in Africa...

Fri, 08/04/2011
The BirdLife Partners in Africa have published a report on their experience of working with Site Support Groups.

For he’s a jolly good (Africa Climate Change)...

Thu, 06/01/2011
Last month David Kuria was awarded a Certificate of Completion for successfully finishing an Africa Climate Change Fellowship with the BirdLife Africa Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. David has had a long association with BirdLife as the Director of The Kijabe Environment Volunteers - one of the foremost Site Support Groups in Kenya....