Eastern Afromontane hotspot news
Lake Ol Bolossat is home to thriving hippopotamus families and a wealth of stunning waterbirds. But human activity is drying up this oasis of life. Just in the nick of time, a CEPF-funded campaign persuaded the Kenyan Government to grant formal protection.
The 45 members of the Masangoni Birdlife Group have been awarded the status of Nature's Heroes, for their work in protecting the biodiversity of one of Zimbabwe's most rugged and inaccessible Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs).
In November 2017, conservationists from four East African countries attended a masterclass in designing effective conservation projects. This has enabled them to create projects that can influence private companies, public policies, and secure the long-term future of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
Five years ago, Birdlife International was granted the funding to manage the rich but highly threatened biodiversity of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot. As the first five-year phase comes to a close, we reflect on the successes, lessons learned, and how to make this work last long into the future.
Association Rwandaise des Ecologistes (ARECO) are providing the local communities with improved fuel efficient stoves that reduce firewood consumption in households as part of efforts to save the Cyamudongo forest.
Ecotourism in Ethiopia
After 5 years of CEPF investment across the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot, we would like to share some good news - and some amazing images
Restoration of degraded land in Ethiopia inspires local community to participate in conservation
A CEPF-funded project in Ethiopia conserves indigenous Cordia trees through local pepper production
CEPF-funded project in Ethiopia protects endemic fish species in Lake Tana
Biodiversity conservation is ultimately a social process. CEPF grantees in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot learned how to work better with people to protect nature more effectively.
Women in conservation involved in CEPF funded projects in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot meet in Rwanda.