East and Southern Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “East and Southern Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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 South Africa is one of the worlds most biodiverse countries and is home to three of the global biodiversity hotspots. This megadiverse country is...
A number of processes are currently in development in South Africa including the development of ecosystem management guidelines such as the Savanna and Thicket Biome Guidelines (both in draft) as...
International women’s day is about celebrating women, and there is a special recognition to be given to the women who employ huge reserves of...
The Pastoral Women’s Council was founded in 1997 by ten Maasai women, including the current Executive Director Maanda Ngoitiko. Maanda Ngoitiko is a Maasai from the Ngorongoro district of northern...
An IUCN concept for an inclusive finance fund is a finalist in the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance – 2019. We hope that this is just a...
On 20 February in Frankfurt, Germany, at a meeting of advisors of the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, a concept for a fund to scale up IUCN’s mechanism for inclusive community level...
IUCN WCPA Regional Vice-Chair East and Southern Africa John WAITHAKA   Countries of the region Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea,Ethiopia,Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius,...
IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle...
Co-founded by leading environmental consulting firm Quantis and ecodesign centre EA, the PLP is a multi-stakeholder initiative to develop better metrics that will help companies identify operational...
The Resilient Coasts Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses the high level of vulnerability of ecosystems and livelihoods using a...
The Resilient Coasts Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses the high level of vulnerability of ecosystems and livelihoods using a “resilience framework” that integrates four components...
IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and...
The CAS programme draws on evidence-based and best practice approaches to enhance the conservation and management of biodiversity and ecosystems in Eastern and Southern Africa. CAS operates through a...
IUCN was one of the earliest organizations to draw attention to the significance of wetland resources and has achieved some notable successes.
 Availability and access to water resources have a strong bearing on patterns of economic growth and social development in the eastern and southern Africa region. It has become increasingly important...
Climate change is integrated across all of ESARO’s thematic areas, as one of the most pressing concerns today across the Eastern and Southern Africa...
IUCN’s work in this region seeks to ensure that climate change related policies, plans and strategies emphasize the role of ecosystems (forests, drylands, marine, coastal and wetlands) in supporting...
The BIOPAMA Programme for Eastern and Southern Africa is hosting a webinar on protected area data and information tools on Wednesday, 20 February at...
In Eastern and Southern Africa, the BIOPAMA programme works with existing institutions in the regions to establish the Regional Resource Hubs (RRH). This will be a regional node for the BIOPAMA...
Southern African Plant Specialist Group Chair: Hermenegildo MatimeleRed List Authority Coordinator: Lize von Staden2016-2017 Southern African Plant SG Report
IUCN SSC Madagascar Plant Specialist Group Chair: Vololoniaina JeannodaRed List Authority Coordinator: Sylvie Renée Andriambololonera2016-2017 Madagascar Plant SG Report

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