Eastern and Southern Africa

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.



  • Mangrooves in Mozambique Photo: IUCN ESARO

    Mozambique: Maximise Planting of Mangroves, Urges Deputy Minister


    Over the next two years the Mozambican government intends to maximise the planting of mangrove trees. Under its "Mangrove Management Strategy" adopted in April and launched on 26th July 2020 the government intends to bring environmental, social and economic...

  • CCP Members in Mozambique collect data Photo: IUCN ESARO

    Helping Mozambique fishing communities to help themselves


    A BMU-IKI funded project titled Locally Empowered Area Protection (LEAP) is helping to build artisanal fishers' capacity to improve their livelihoods while reducing pressure on natural resources.

  • Excellency Henriques Bongece, Mozambique Vice Minister for Sea, Inland Water and Fisheries Photo: IUCN ESARO

    Climate-resilience project helps farmers thrive in Mozambique


    In early 2020 the Coastal Resilience to Climate Change (CRCC) project supported two communities from Mozambique’s Inhassoro district to develop conservation agriculture projects, trained them on good farming practices and provided them with agricultural...


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