Mr. Audace Kubwimana is of the view that land tenure security issues have not gained the attention they deserve and they should feature prominently in deliberations leading up to the UN climate negotiations this year.
We must stop chasing the western world economic models. There must be an African economic development model that supports our economic aspirations but not at the expense of wildlife and wild lands.
New revelation point to the ‘return of birds’ to Kigali, and potential to turn Rwanda’s capital into a world bird watching destination.
So far, key Pan-African conservation organisations spearheading the scheme say it’s too early to determine when the governance structure, capitalization and disbursement modalities for A-PACT will be deliberated and agreed upon by concerned parties
Conservationists pushing for the establishment of the fund say at least $200 billion is needed to meet routine costs of conserving estates managed by state agencies, indigenous peoples, local communities or private individuals across the 54 countries.
A new study published by Maliasili and Synchronicity Earth, both African organisations whose work revolves around community-based approaches to conservation show that indigenous people and local communities across the globe receive less than 1 per cent of all climate funding, while African organizations...
Some $2 billion to $3 billion is what is urgently needed annually to allow the fund to kickstart and support the protected and conserved areas on the continent, according to Frederick Kumah, Vice President of Kenya-based African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), the organization spearheading ongoing push to...
Conservation experts attending first ever continental gathering on conservation dubbed the Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) in Kigali, which opened on July 18, are of the view that, in particular, African countries need to urgently devise ways to raise the much-needed funding for nature conservation...
The organization, whose work involves protection of wildlife and their habitats on the African continent, says the new office will give it the much-needed base in the region, and pave the way for collaboration and partnerships with the government of Rwanda and local non-state actors in advancing conservation.
Based on average of management costs per square kilometre, and considering there are over 6 million square kilometres of protected and conserved areas across Africa, the annual costs of managing the entire conservation estate range from $2.6 billion to $6.7 billion annually.