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The IUCN National Committee of Kenya moves to a different level

Members in Kenya have agreed to strengthen the IUCN structures in Kenya and get their national committee recognized by Council soon. This was agreed during the meeting of the IUCN members in Kenya that was held on Friday, October 16, 2009 in Nairobi Kenya. …  

26 Jan 2010 | News story
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Turtle nesting in Setchelles

Turtle nesting season begins in Seychelles

It is that time of the year again and hawksbill turtles are making their annual pilgrimage to Seychelles’ shores to nest. The hawksbill breeds throughout Seychelles, peaking between mid-October and mid- January. On Cousin Island, an early appearance was reported on August 8. Appearances are starting to pick up now and more turtles will arrive in November, December and January. …  

26 Jan 2010 | News story
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ESARO Regional Members Meeting

First regional members’ meeting: Commitment to action

Members from the Eastern and Southern Africa have committed to contribute to the implementation of the IUCN Programme in collaboration with the Secretariat. The commitment was made during the first members’ meeting that was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 22-23 October 2009. …  

26 Jan 2010 | News story
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IUCN welcomes the Kingdom of Lesotho as new State Member

The Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho has officially announced its decision to join IUCN by endorsing the IUCN Statutes. …   | French | Spanish

21 Jan 2010 | News story

Newly constructed cattle trough in Ruvu

Cattle trough transforms pastoralist community

The Pangani Basin Water Office and IUCN through the Global Water Initiative, have supported the construction of a cattle trough in Ruvu, Same district which is in an extremely dry area of Tanzania where the majority of the population are pastoralists. …  

20 Jan 2010 | News story
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Limpopo Joint Management Board

The Limpopo Joint Management Board welcomes the IUCN-CESVI transboundary project

The Joint Management Board (JMB) of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area (GLTFCA) has welcomed the activities that the IUCN-CESVI Limpopo Transboundary Programme is implementing in the GLTFCA. …  

20 Jan 2010 | News story
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IUCN Footprint

IUCN places its footprints at the Africa Water Week

IUCN mounted a successful exhibition stand and a side event at the 2nd Africa Water Week held in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa from 9-13 November 2009. The exhibition showcased IUCN work including WANI toolkits and PACO publications on the Volta basin and most of the published were picked before the middle of the week and people kept on asking for more IUCN documents. …  

20 Jan 2010 | News story
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Female Pastoralist

Empowering women in pastoral societies

The World initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP) has released a report that showcases best practices on pastoralist women’s empowerment. Authored by by Fiona Flintan on behalf of WISP, the report focuses on pastoralist women from pastoral communities across the world. …  

19 Jan 2010 | News story
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Kalahari Landscape

Experts endorse priority interventions for the Molopo-Nossob River Basin

IUCN convened experts and government officials from the Molopo-Nossob River Basin to discuss and agree on priority activities to tackle land degradation in the Kalahari-Namib ecosystem and promote joint management involving Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. …  

19 Jan 2010 | News story
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Eye witness: Zambia

Communities across Southern Africa are looking to new ways of coping with the impacts of climate change, mainly the droughts and floods which are disrupting their farming cycles and undermining their livelihoods. They are learning how to sustainably manage the natural resources that are critical to sustain them in uncertain conditions. …  

19 Jan 2010 | News story
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