Africa
Grey Crowned Cranes at lake Ol’ Bolosat KBA in Kenya © Fabian Haas
10 Dec 2019

15 Conservation Lessons from the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot

After seven years, the CEPF investment in the Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot is wrapping up this month. During this time, 101 grantees will have completed 160 conservation projects across 13 countries, collecting an astounding amount of knowledge about what works in conservation.
© Nature Kenya
15 Nov 2019

Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day across Africa

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrated every year in May and October seeks to raise awareness on migratory birds and the need to conserve them. These birds travel over thousands of kilometres, in search of suitable conditions for feeding and breeding.
Zukiman Mohamad from Pexels
08 Nov 2019

Protecting Biodiversity in West Africa’s Offshore Oil & Gas Development

In September 2019 BirdLife Africa successfully conducted an oil and gas workshop in Senegal. The aim of this workshop was to map out vulnerable marine and coastal areas in West Africa that are under threat offshore oil and gas activity.
© Jean De Dieu Bucankura
05 Nov 2019

Transforming livelihoods through nature-based solutions in Burundi

Tharcisse Vyamungu goes about briskly planting tree seedlings in the sun soaked fields of Lake Tanganyika Basin in Burundi. Vyamungu and other local farmers are tending to a number of tree nurseries dotting the farmlands. They are enhancing climate change resilience.
Libyan conservationists meeting with members of CEPF’s Regional Implementation team and RSCN in Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan © Sharif Jbour
03 Nov 2019

Capacity Building in Nature Conservation for Civil-Society Organisations

Located in the north of Africa, Libya extends from the Mediterranean coast in the north to the dry savannas and Sahara desert in the south covering an array of natural and cultural resources.

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© Yeslem Ould El Vally, IMROP
23 Oct 2019

Saving Seabirds and Turtles dying from fishing activities in West Africa

In the choppy waters of the Atlantic Ocean, off the Guinean coast, a fishing vessel moves effortlessly in the expansive waters. At one end of the vessel, six fishermen work in pairs as they haul a heavy net containing a large shoal of fish on board. The net also holds an unexpected catch: a seabird
18 Oct 2019

Empowering Park Rangers to Support Vulture Conservation in Ethiopia

In the hilly terrain of Awash National Park in Ethiopia, Tigist Bogale sits among a group of rangers in a room. The rangers all dressed in jungle green uniform, listen attentively to Dr. Bruktawit Abdu, at the front of the room passionately explaining a point to the group.
© Ethiopia Wildlife and Natural History Society (EWNHS)
03 Oct 2019

BirdLife Africa partners celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day

On 7th September 2019, the world marked the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD), a day set aside to create awareness about vultures, and celebrate their important role in cleaning up the environment thus preventing the spread of dangerous diseases.
Women take part in an organic farming project near Dakatcha Woodland, Kenya © Thomas Lehmberg / DOF
03 Oct 2019

5 ways to include more women in your conservation project

Conservation projects can’t work unless everyone in the local community is involved. But at the moment, many women are being left out. Our CEPF project in East Africa shares some simple steps on how to welcome women into the conversation.
© Chaona Phiri
11 Sep 2019

BirdWatch Zambia Celebrates a Conservation Milestone

On 31st August and 1 September 2019, BirdWatch Zambia (BWZ) - BirdLife International partner in Zambia, marked a milestone, celebrating 50 years of conservation in the country.
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