Eastern and Southern Africa

Refugees in Sudan take responsibility for environmental protection of camps

Tens of thousands of mostly Eritrean refugees, living in eastern Sudan for more than 40 years, have taken the environmental rehabilitation of their camps into their own hands in partnership with hosting communities. …  

18 Oct 2007 | News story

MPs tour African river basin

Members of Parliament from three East African countries recently visited the Pangani River Water Basin in Tanzania to get an insight into the challenges facing the basin’s ecosystem as a case study in integrated water resources management. …  

28 Sep 2007 | News story

IUCN Supports Djibouti in Avian Flu Initiative

The belief that water birds cause avian flu has raised concern in Djibouti, a small Eastern African country bordering the Gulf of Aden in the Horn of Africa. Djibouti is on the path of migratory water birds from the Northern Hemisphere and is seen to be particularly vulnerable to the avian flu. …  

29 Jan 2007 | News story

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