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Improved fireplaces have reduced pressure on Kibira National Park © ABN

Making environmental conservation gainful for...

Thu, 31/08/2017
Association Burundaise pour la protection de la Nature (ABN) is working closely with a local volunteer group to sustainably preserve the remaining natural resources, rehabilitate degraded areas and improve the living conditions of people living near the Kibira National Park.

Community empowerment in Ruyigi through local-led...

Tue, 26/05/2015
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.

New toolkit engages young people in conservation...

Tue, 02/12/2014
Environmental education pushes forward with the release of a new toolkit developed for Site Support Groups.

SSG institutional capacity building crucial to...

Tue, 07/10/2014
Site Support Groups in Kenya continue to gain strength in capacity to help conserve great biodiversity in the Lake Victoria Basin.

British Government launches BirdLife project in...

Wed, 24/07/2013
The British Government have launched a new BirdLife project to conserve Fiji’s forest. “It is a great pleasure for us at the High Commission, together with our partners at BirdLife International, to the launch a new three-year project here in Fiji,” said Mr Dan Salter - Deputy High Commissioner of the United Kingdom to Fiji.

New publication: An Introduction to Conservation...

Tue, 08/05/2012
A new publication - entitled An Introduction to Conservation and Human Rights for BirdLife Partners - provides an overview of some of the human rights relevant to a conservation context...

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.

New Site Support Group established in Ethiopia

Wed, 08/09/2010
The Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (BirdLife in Ethiopia) has established a new Site Support Group at in the Central Rift Valley around the Abijata Shalla Lakes National Park with funds obtained from NABU (BirdLife in Germany).