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    Shea value chain project wins IUCN Impact award

    25.05.2019

    The Shea tree is regarded as the most beneficial tree in the landscape of Northern Uganda. However, despite it being the most dominant tree species, it is mostly cut for charcoal production. To reverse this situation, IUCN, through the Building Drought...

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    New record for IUCN's protected areas massive open online courses!

    09.05.2019

    The 5 online courses run by the IUCN Programme on African Protected Areas (IUCN-Papaco) has recently broken new records. Since the first MOOC in 2015, nearly 27,000 participants have enrolled in the courses (available in English and in French) and over 1...

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    The right species for the right purpose

    08.05.2019

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Rwanda country representative Charles Karangwa spoke to the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) on the sidelines of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) 2018 in Bonn, Germany,...

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    Data webinar by BIOPAMA, 7 May 2019

    06.05.2019

    The BIOPAMA data webinar series continues with a third webinar, focused on the practical collection and analysis of data to generate information products for specific policy needs, targeting specifically the context of the Eastern and Southern Africa region.

  • Thai school student removing plastic from the sea in Trat province, Thailand Photo: IUCN Thailand

    IUCN launches Call for Proposals to reduce plastic leakage into the ocean

    19.04.2019

    IUCN has launched a Call for Proposals to support existing, small-scale circular economy initiatives that aim to reduce the amount of plastic leaking into the marine environment.

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    Global Plastics Challenge in the Spotlight at UN Environment Assembly

    09.04.2019

    Environment Ministers, along with development and environmental practitioners, from around the world recently gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4). This is the world’s highest-level decision-...

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    Rwanda and Costa Rica Sign MoU to strengthen conservation efforts

    25.03.2019

    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. The MoU was signed on March 15, 2019 on the sidelines of the United Nations...

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    Roadmap to Tanzania’s first miombo nature reserve

    20.03.2019

    Blog by Kasukura Nyamaka. My work for SUSTAIN is based in the far western region of Tanzania, in the Sumbawanga cluster of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT). It is a resource-rich region inhabited mainly by the Fipa people...

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    The Restoration Initiative: A chance to learn from one another

    14.03.2019

    The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme partners gathered for a 5-day knowledge sharing and planning workshop. The workshop offered the first real-...

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    Pastoralist Women in northern Tanzania – Leading Transformative Change

    12.03.2019

    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 determination against the odds to move towards transformative change. We would like to this month highlight an...

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