Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group (AfRSG) mission is to promote the development and long term maintenance of viable populations of the...
IUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group Chair: Mike KnightIUCN SSC African Rhino Specialist Group Deputy Chair: Benson Okita OumaRed List Authority Coordinator: Richard EmslieNewsletterWebsite2016-...
Environment Ministers, along with development and environmental practitioners, from around the world recently gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the...
The overall aim of UNEA-4, which took place from 11 to 15 March, was to create a framework to help shift global economic systems towards a more sustainable path for resource efficiency, energy,...
More than fifty participants including IUCN staff and Members, civil society representatives, conservation actors and businesses got together in...
The purpose of the meeting was to build and strengthen regional cooperation with businesses for  biodiversity conservation and sustainable management.   Businesses have a major impact on...
One in five people are family farmers. That’s a lot of people with tremendous collective power to influence productive systems and the environment....
The UN Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028) officially kicked off at the World Rural Forum in Bilbao, Spain, where over 80 family farming organisations (plus NGOs and other agencies) developed an...
Environment Ministers of Rwanda and Costa Rica have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration on key environmental conservation...
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.  Facilitated by...
TRI brings the combined expertise of IUCN, FAO, and UN Environment together in 10 countries where significant restoration opportunities exist. Each...
Photo: IUCN Cameroon  Restoration and sustainable use of bamboo for biodiversity conservation, sustainable livelihoods, and climate mitigation. Implemented by...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
Photo: IUCN / Corbett Nash Stories behind SUSTAIN       SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (...
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...
We have two major lakes, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa, and several rivers like Rwiche and Katuma which ensure water supply and fishing and agricultural activities. Despite the production of major...
The largest-to-date Global Environment Facility supported programme to restore degraded lands kicked off in Naivasha, Kenya, where over 50 programme...
Nearly three years in the making, The Restoration Initiative (TRI) – a partnership of three Global Environment Fund (GEF) implementing agencies (IUCN, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN and...
CEM Southern and East Africa Regional Chair: Ian Little CEM Steering Committee Focal Point: Birguy Lamizana Countries of the Region Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia...
An IUCN concept for an inclusive finance fund is a finalist in the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance – 2019. We hope that this is just a...
On 20 February in Frankfurt, Germany, at a meeting of advisors of the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, a concept for a fund to scale up IUCN’s mechanism for inclusive community level...
West Africa remains one of the most biologically rich places on the planet, containing more than 9000 species of plants, a thousand species of...
Nestled amidst the bustling activity near Monrovia, a team of experts from Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone gathered with IUCN and the Manu River Union (MRU) to begin the process of...

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