East and Southern Africa

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “East and Southern Africa” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle...
Co-founded by leading environmental consulting firm Quantis and ecodesign centre EA, the PLP is a multi-stakeholder initiative to develop better metrics that will help companies identify operational...
The Resilient Coasts Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses the high level of vulnerability of ecosystems and livelihoods using a...
The Resilient Coasts Initiative in Eastern and Southern Africa addresses the high level of vulnerability of ecosystems and livelihoods using a “resilience framework” that integrates four components...
IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and...
The CAS programme draws on evidence-based and best practice approaches to enhance the conservation and management of biodiversity and ecosystems in Eastern and Southern Africa. CAS operates through a...
IUCN was one of the earliest organizations to draw attention to the significance of wetland resources and has achieved some notable successes.
 Availability and access to water resources have a strong bearing on patterns of economic growth and social development in the eastern and southern Africa region. It has become increasingly important...
Climate change is integrated across all of ESARO’s thematic areas, as one of the most pressing concerns today across the Eastern and Southern Africa...
IUCN’s work in this region seeks to ensure that climate change related policies, plans and strategies emphasize the role of ecosystems (forests, drylands, marine, coastal and wetlands) in supporting...
The BIOPAMA Programme for Eastern and Southern Africa is hosting a webinar on protected area data and information tools on Wednesday, 20 February at...
In Eastern and Southern Africa, the BIOPAMA programme works with existing institutions in the regions to establish the Regional Resource Hubs (RRH). This will be a regional node for the BIOPAMA...
Southern African Plant Specialist Group Chair: Hermenegildo MatimeleRed List Authority Coordinator: Lize von Staden2016-2017 Southern African Plant SG Report
IUCN SSC Madagascar Plant Specialist Group Chair: Vololoniaina JeannodaRed List Authority Coordinator: Sylvie Renée Andriambololonera2016-2017 Madagascar Plant SG Report
Red List Authority Coordinator: Quentin Luke2016-2017 Eastern African Plant RLA Report
Kilombero Valley, where Tanzania’s Kilombero Catchment is located, is immensely important to the nation and to the world due to its precious wetlands...
The Kilombero Catchment supports a strong and prosperous agricultural sector. It also stabilises the functioning of the ecosystems at the Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site and the Selous Game Reserve,...
The Guassa area in Central Highlands of Ethiopia is an excellent example of a dynamic “indigenous community conserved area” (ICCA). IUCN’s Global...
In November 2018, the Global Protected Areas Programme visited Ethiopia to attend the first regional meeting of the ICCA Consortium in Africa. The event was held just outside Bishoftu close to the...
Engaging communities as partners in combatting illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is increasingly recognized as critical, but has proven difficult to operationalise in a meaningful and sustainable manner....

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