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Artículo | 12 mrt, 2023
Arranca diseño de programa regional del GEF para conservar y proteger los boques primarios de Mesoamérica
Antigua, Guatemala, marzo de 2023. La UICN (Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza) ha iniciado la elaboración de un Documento Marco para la participación de la región mesoamericana en el Programa Integrado para Biomas Forestales Críticos (PI), financiado por la octava…
Forest Stewardship Council’s upcoming International Women’s Day webinar
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) invites you to an online roundtable “Linking Innovation, Technology, and Forests to Gender Equality”, 7 March, 3-4:30 pm CET. Many normative and…
Blog | 28 feb, 2023
Meet Nyiransabimana Alice, AREECA project beneficiary from Nyagatare District
Nyiransabimana Alice, a farmer in her early 40s lives with her husband and four children in the Rwimiyaga sector in Nyagatare District. The family loves farming and taking care of their cattle.
Alice, who lost several harvests to climate change-related effects, is now a…
Blog | 27 feb, 2023
Small holder farmers capacitated to cope with the impacts of climate change through agroforestry action research project
Climate change poses a real risk to farmers in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Farming is highly dependent on weather conditions including temperature, rainfall, wind, pollinators as well as reliable market and many other factors to sustain their crop and livestock production.
Blog | 13 feb, 2023
Sebeya river no longer threat to community in Rwanda
Combating the Sebeya river floods that used to wash away people's properties and claim lives in Rubavu, Nyabihu, Rutsiro and Ngororero Districts has been one of the achievements of the Embedding Integrated Water Resources Management in Rwanda (EWMR) project since 2019.
Blog | 31 jan, 2023
TREPA project steering committee meets to review progress and plan for the quarter ahead
31-01-2023- Kigali, Rwanda – The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the accredited entity of TREPA project to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment have today hosted the second project steering committee meeting of Transforming…
Blog | 16 jan, 2023
IUCN Rwanda hosted the 15th National Forest Landscape Restoration Cross-Sectoral Task Force Meeting
The Government of Rwanda continues its efforts to protect forests, enhance biodiversity, and transform the livelihoods of Rwandans.
Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) is a process for designing and implementing landscape-level interventions to restore ecological functionality…
Blog | 13 jan, 2023
IUCN held a technical launch of the GCF funded TREPA project with the officials of the Eastern Province of Rwanda
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Rwanda Forestry Authority (RFA), and other partners was awarded by the Board of Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) a funding for implementing the “Transforming Eastern Province…
Story | 10 jan, 2023
Mapping the Future: A National Workshop on Silvo-Ecological Zones and Afforestation
A two days national workshop has been kicked off to finalize the Silvo-ecological zones maps, and suitable trees for afforestation under the Ten Billion Tree Afforestation Program in different ecological regions of Pakistan at the local hotel in Islamabad.
Blog | 06 jan, 2023
List of knowledge products produced under the EWMR Project
The Embedding Integrated Water Resource Management in Rwanda (EWMR) Project is a four-year project (May 2019 to June 2023), funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Rwanda, with a total funding envelop of app. 24 million Euro.
The overall goal of…