The countries of eastern and southern Africa host a vast variety and abundance of the world’s biological and natural resources, including 7 of the world’s biodiversity hotspots.
Until very recently, the Katuma river in Tanzania was on the verge of drying-up. The main reasons for the reduced river flow were illegal abstractions by smallholder farmers and irregular and reduced rainfall due to climate change.
Bonn, Germany, 13 November, 2017 (IUCN) – The number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has grown from 35 to 62 in just three years, with climate change being the fastest growing threat they face, according to a report released today...
A recent InforFLR.org story highlights IUCN's support for farmer-managed natural regeneration as a technique to help implement forest landscape restoration (FLR) in Northern Uganda.
Newton, David J., Ratsimbazafy, Cynthia, Ringuet, Stéphane