Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green... Read more
Protected area categories V and VI as landscape mechanisms for enhancing biodiversity in agricultural land, ecological connectivity and REDD+...
SUMMARY: The goal of this project is to demonstrate conservation and development benefits in four targeted landscapes in Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ... Read more
Africa’s protected areas, and the prolific wildlife that they protect, face significant and increasing threats (poaching, climate change, habitat...
Protected Areas and the need for massive trainings
In African protected areas in particular, the demand for training far exceeds the offer. Since 2009, the Programme on African Protected Areas... Read more
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... Read more
IUCN has a long history of engagement in water and wetlands conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa. It was one of the earliest organizations to draw attention to the significance of wetland... Read more
IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and Species (CAS)
The CAS programme draws on... Read more
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, set on 90,000 acres in Laikipia County in Kenya, works to conserve wildlife, provide a sanctuary for great apes and generate...
Ol Pejeta is home to 114 critically endangered Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) making the Conservancy the only “Key 1” population in East Africa), 26 Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium... Read more
Kigali, Rwanda – Business participation and investment in sustainable landscapes is critical for achieving inclusive green growth, according to a new...
The report, Business for Sustainable Landscapes: An action agenda for sustainable development, underscores the numerous benefits that business can realise by investing in landscapes – from... Read more