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Blog | 28 Mar, 2023
IUCN Rwanda joined Government of Rwanda to celebrate international day of Forests, Water and Meteo
Every year, Government of Rwanda joins the rest of the world to mark International Day of Forests, Water and Meteo. These three global events are an opportunity to highlight the importance of forests, water, and weather in our daily lives.
Freshwater Challenge: Mobilizing action to restore freshwater ecosystems
This high-level side event of the UN Water Conference will officially launch the Freshwater Challenge: a country-driven initiative to leverage the support needed to restore 300,000 km of rivers and 350 million hectares of inland wetlands by 2030 to enhance water security, tackle climate change,…
Story | 02 Mar, 2023
IUCN Alcoa Foundation collaboration to explore the benefits of restoration and biodiversity offsetting
A conversation with Rosa Garcia Piñero, President of Alcoa Foundation, to understand the goals of the partnership
Blog | 27 Feb, 2023
Small holder farmers capacitated to cope with the impacts of climate change through agroforestry action research project
Climate change poses a real risk to farmers in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Farming is highly dependent on weather conditions including temperature, rainfall, wind, pollinators as well as reliable market and many other factors to sustain their crop and livestock production.
Story | 22 Dec, 2022
Blog | 13 Feb, 2023
Sebeya river no longer threat to community in Rwanda
Combating the Sebeya river floods that used to wash away people's properties and claim lives in Rubavu, Nyabihu, Rutsiro and Ngororero Districts has been one of the achievements of the Embedding Integrated Water Resources Management in Rwanda (EWMR) project since 2019.
Blog | 13 Jan, 2023
IUCN held a technical launch of the GCF funded TREPA project with the officials of the Eastern Province of Rwanda
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Rwanda Forestry Authority (RFA), and other partners was awarded by the Board of Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) a funding for implementing the “Transforming Eastern Province…
Story | 16 Dec, 2022
Painel do Rio Doce debate os desafios da restauração durante o Fundão Dam Science Meeting
A segunda edição do Fundão Dam Rupture Science Meeting foi realizada de 21 a 22 de setembro em Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brasil, com o objetivo de compartilhar informações técnicas sobre as consequências do rompimento da Barragem do Fundão e os processos de recuperação da Bacia do Rio Doce.
Story | 16 Dec, 2022
Rio Doce Panel debates the restoration challenges in the Fundão Dam Science Meeting
The second Fundão Dam Rupture Science Meeting was held from 21–22 September in Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil, aimed at sharing technical information about the consequences of the rupture of the Fundão dam and the recovery processes of the Rio Doce Basin.
News | 29 Nov, 2022
The Rio Doce Panel proposes a novel approach to evaluate tailings impacts on coastal and marine environments
A collaborative document addresses the challenge of turning data and information into knowledge to support decisions about the region's recovery