Saving Swamps in East Africa

2 months ago
Infonile Editors

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

The Dark Side of Sudan’s Oil

Decades of oil drilling in West Kordofan province was linked to water contamination, environmental changes and health effects for citizens.…

4 months ago

An Ancient River Divided

Water is becoming scarcer for the half a billion people living in Africa's Nile River basin. Will Nile countries come…

1 year ago

Swamp City

Special Project exploring how urbanization destroyed a critical Kampala wetland and why it matters. By Annika McGinnis and Fredrick Mugira

1 year ago

Rising demand for sand worsens drought occurrence

Water Journalists Africa May 07, 2019 With the global demand for sand and gravel standing at 40 to 50 billion…

2 weeks ago

Experts stress need for public involvement to protect dangers in Ethiopian parks

Wildlife conservation experts in Ethiopian are rooting for public involvement in conservation of national parks in the country to protect…

3 weeks ago

Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews' Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is mainly a…

2 months ago

Desertification Speaks

"Everyone is fighting against me. They think I'm bad. They don't understand how desperately I want to settle." A country…

2 months ago

WASTE to WEALTH: How Kenyan farmers are bringing life back to degraded Lake Victoria swamps

A 3-year project by Ecofinder Kenya, an NGO working in the Winam Gulf wetlands around Kisumu, offered families living in…

2 months ago

Decades of wise use pay off for a Kabale wetland

Community ownership agreement in Mugandu-Buramba wetland has kept the wetland intact for 40 years while helping farmers gain livelihoods Story…

2 months ago

Rwanda: Government eviction of developers from wetlands pays off, but more left to do

This story was supported by a grant from InfoNile and Code for Africa. By Leonce Muvuni The Rwandan government is…

2 months ago

Khartoum pollution. Environmental culture is absent

Khartoum raised its head, hoping that her illness get treated among the last set of constitutional amendments ... but nothing…

2 months ago

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