Press release | 23 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 23 July 2022 – The inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) closed today with the adoption of the Kigali Call to Action by more than 2,400 participants from across the continent and beyond.
Press release | 20 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 July 2022 (IUCN) - At the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress, twelve rangers and ranger teams from around the world received an International Ranger Award today for their extraordinary commitment to protecting nature and helping local communities.
Press release | 18 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 18 July 2022 – The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) – the first-ever Pan-African gathering of leaders, citizens, and interest groups focused on protected areas – begins today in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, with an address by the Prime Minister of Rwanda, Édouard…
The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), from 18 to 23 July 2022 in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic…
Story | 21 Jun, 2022
The BIODEV2030 project, launched in early 2020 supports the country's development ambition, while promoting the adoption of voluntary sectoral commitments that incorporate ambitious biodiversity conservation and restoration measures.
Story | 06 Jun, 2022
The ‘Pathway to Prosperity’ proposed by Ethiopia’s 2021-2030 National Development Plan aims to ensure inclusive and equitable development. However, such development is highly dependent on biodiversity, which is already under pressure. Launched by IUCN in the country…
Story | 06 Jun, 2022
In a ceremony held on the 3rd of May 2022 in Johannesburg, South Africa, organised by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), two cheques were handed over to the first recipients of Covid-19 Response Grants. The cheques are part of…
Story | 01 Jun, 2022
Rodrigue MOURBARE SALI, Water and Forestry Engineer, Head of the Anti-Poaching Unit, Ministry of Forests and Wildlife, Faro National Park, and student at ERAIFT in the Professional Master's programme in Protected Areas Management is joined in this conversation by Cécile Fattebert of the IUCN…
Story | 25 May, 2022
This report is the first step in identifying and targeting priority interventions and solutions that can support local marine-based communities. The study highlights seaweed farming, sea cucumber farming, and finfish farming as key opportunities. There is an overview of strengths and weaknesses…
Story | 12 May, 2022
WCEL members and other leading sustainability experts have called for the urgent development of clear and comprehensive policies on inclusive green growth, in order to ensure progress in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria and beyond.