Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands has funded a Rwf22bn project to preserve Sebeya and other catchments in Rwanda. The project titled ‘...
The original Article was written by Regis Umurengezi  & Published in The New Times, Rwanda Residents around River Sebeya and other major water catchment areas in Rwanda can breathe a sigh of...
Today, 24 June 2019, BIOPAMA launches the first call for proposals for medium grants (up to 400 000 EUR) in the frame of its “Action component”.
The BIOPAMA Action Component provides funding opportunities to address protected and conserved areas, sustainable use of biodiversity, natural resources priorities for actions on the ground in Africa...
Sweden’s relationship with Viet Nam goes back 50 years. Viet Nam is one of the top five countries with mismanaged waste ending up in the ocean, so it...
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh is the largest city and financial heart of Vietnam. With a population of about 8.4 million, it is also one of many Asian cities that is slowly being choked by...
Made up of experts from around the world, the IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group leads efforts to study giraffe, okapi and the threats they...
IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Noelle Kumpel and Julian FennessyRed List Authority Coordinator: David MallonWebsite2016-2017 Giraffe and Okapi SG Report
As Madagascar is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots, Rio Tinto QMM has devoted significant resources to demonstrating its...
In 2003, QMM created an independent committee of globally recognised biodiversity experts to provide external perspectives and advice on implementing the Rio Tinto biodiversity strategy. The...
Paul Banga is a Tanzanian dedicated to nature conservation and wildlife management. He has a career of over 22 years with the Tanzania National Parks...
You describe yourself as “Tanzanian in every aspect”. What does this mean for you? Photo: Paul Banga I was born in rural Africa and raised under the mud roof in...
CEESP is excited to announce two new Specialist Groups to work across disciplines to enhance the CEESP strategic plan leading up to the World...
1. The mission Green Criminology Specialist Group is to assemble an international network of researchers, scholars and activists concerned with the political, social and economic relationships in...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation programmes in the two countries.  Facilitated by...
USAID has partnered with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the  East African Community (EAC) to develop a project called...
Habitat and species loss, the disruption of wildlife movements as a result of human induced activities,  poaching and wildlife trafficking are major threats to East Africa’s natural resources and to...
WCEL Member Dr. Oliver C. Ruppel and Dr. Emmanuel D. Kam Yogo co-edited and published "Environmental law and policy in Cameroon - Towards making...
Cameroon – formerly a German colony situated at the Gulf of Guinea – is a geostrategically relevant Central African country rich in natural resources. Cameroonian law is a fascination stemming from...
At the recent Nature Champions Summit in Canada, IUCN signed onto the Canada-led Oceans Plastics Charter. This five-part plan symbolises global...
The Ocean Plastics Charter championed by Canada and endorsed by the European Union, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom at the G7 Summit last June, is a landmark agreement outlining...
IUCN, the government, partners, and a key local governance working group collaborate to ensure sustainable land management in the Democratic Republic...
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), poverty remains a major challenge. Many of the people affected by poverty live in rural areas and are small farmers. These populations depend heavily on...

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