Story | 09 Aug, 2022
The German Minister of Environment, Hon. Steffi Lemke, conveyed her satisfactions with the way Government of Rwanda in partnership with IUCN is implementing the Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) projects.
In 2011, Rwanda became the first country in Africa to pledge to restore…
Story | 27 Jul, 2022
IUCN Green List programme is the first global standard of the best practice for area-based conservation. The programme aims to recognize and globally increase the number of protected and conserved areas that are fairly governed, effectively managed and achieving their conservation outcomes.
Story | 27 Jul, 2022
The DeSIRA project, funded by the European Union, aims to enhance farmers’ livelihoods by generating knowledge through research that will help to scale up agroforestry in Rwanda.
Press release | 23 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 23 July 2022 – The inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) closed today with the adoption of the Kigali Call to Action by more than 2,400 participants from across the continent and beyond.
Press release | 20 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 20 July 2022 (IUCN) - At the IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress, twelve rangers and ranger teams from around the world received an International Ranger Award today for their extraordinary commitment to protecting nature and helping local communities.
Press release | 18 Jul, 2022
Kigali, Rwanda, 18 July 2022 – The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) – the first-ever Pan-African gathering of leaders, citizens, and interest groups focused on protected areas – begins today in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, with an address by the Prime Minister of Rwanda, Édouard…
The IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC), from 18 to 23 July 2022 in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, is the first ever continent-wide gathering of African leaders, citizens, and interest groups to discuss the role of protected areas in conserving nature, safeguarding Africa’s iconic…
Story | 08 Jul, 2022
The Plastic Waste Free Islands (PWFI) Ubuntoo "Greenhouse" currently holds 82 product solutions, 66 knowledge product resources and a news feed about plastic leakage and pollution specific to Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It resides within the Ubuntoo environmental solutions platform,…
Story | 05 Jul, 2022
As part of the Great Blue Wall initiative, designed to accelerate ocean conservation and regenerative economic development in the Western Indian Ocean, IUCN and Blue Forest Company used the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon to announce a new blue carbon partnership, with work beginning in Mozambique…
The Great Blue Wall is a Western Indian Ocean (WIO)-led, Africa driven roadmap to achieve a nature positive world by 2030. Its goal is to dramatically accelerate and upscale ocean conservation actions (SDG14) while enhancing socio-ecological resilience (SDG 15) and the development of a…