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 Kishoka Youth Organization and 250 young people moved 1,000 tons of waste in 12 hours in Mombasa County, Kenya
The Kishoka Youth Organization is seriously interested in issues to deal with environment and the ecosystem.  Its objectives are mainly geared towards environmental issues, clean up and justice....
Third article of the Children as Champions of Climate Change - stories from all around the Planet series
In our previous articles we learnt about the Giant Postcard initiative and saw a beautiful example of children taking action in Nigeria for raising the attention of policy makers to the importance of...
Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney

Wildlife conservation that uses community partnerships is working for people and threatened species across Africa, write Fred Nelson and Rosie Cooney of IUCN's Sustainable Use and Livelihoods...

Catalysing knowledge into action IUCN SOS – Save Our Species contributes to the long-term survival of threatened species, their habitats and the people who depend on them, by supporting civil...
The IUCN SSC Hippo Specialist Group promotes scientifically-based action for the conservation of common and pygmy hippos.
IUCN SSC Hippo Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Rebecca Lewison and Jan PluháčekPygmy Hippo Subgroup Chair: Chris RansomRed List Authority Coordinator: Chris RansomNewsletterWebsite2016-2017 Hippo SG...
Blog by Claire Warmenbol. SUSTAIN is a 10-year programme supporting inclusive green growth in Tanzania and Mozambique, with a particular focus on...
To some it may still come as a surprise that there is a strong link between sustainability and financial performance. A recent study 'From the stockholder to the stakeholder’ from the University of...
Most of Tanzania’s threats to biodiversity and the environment are an outcome of land use practices. Tanzania is positively contributing to the implementation of the CBD, and the Aichi targets 7...
Zambia In Zambia, the project works in the Nsama and Mpulungu Districts. To strengthen the adaptive capacity and climate resilience of Nsumbu NP and its surroundings, IUCN and the Department of...
San Juan de Nepomuceno and Santa Rosa Cauca Municipality Mainstreaming biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change considerations and decisions in spatial planning is an ongoing task in...
We asked a dozen people to talk about inclusive green growth in Mozambique and Tanzania. Each had a slightly different take on the definition, but...
Five years into an ambitious programme exploring how to grow sustainable development practices in three distinct sections of growth corridors in Mozambique and Tanzania, we are beginning to see the...
From time to time, IUCN together with WCPA and other partners produces books and journal articles on topics related to protected areas. Some of...
Photo: IUCN Solutions in Focus: Community led successes in marine conservation This PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet publication introduces twenty concrete...
The IUCN Green List User Manual provides guidance for implementing the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas. It describes the procedures that all participants in the IUCN Green List...

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