The Rothschild Giraffe, only found in Kenya and Uganda, is alarmingly decreasing in population and faces risk of extinction.
While bulldozers from Hoima Sugar are advancing to convert the Bugoma Forest landscape into an expansive sugarcane plantation, charcoal burners are converting the big rain catchers into charcoal.
The top InfoNile projects and stories of 2020, highlighting important stories in the Nile Basin around water access, climate change, wildlife and Covid-19.
Youth in communities across East Africa are innovating to adapt to the region’s changing climate, a cross-border project led by InfoNile has found.
WHO OWNS THE WATERS OF THE NILE? A yearlong cross-border data journalism investigation about large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile …
Decades of oil drilling in West Kordofan province was linked to water contamination, environmental changes and health effects for citizens. Details here…
Khartoum farmers turn to effective microorganisms technology, a green approach to soil inoculation, to adapt to climate change
Effective Microorganisms (EM) technology is a Japanese innovation being used in Sudan to improve soil quality, crop growth, and crop yields.
Delphin Kaze, 23, a young man from Gitega, Burundi’s second largest city, located in the Nile basin, has found an alternative to preserve the tree. He makes ecological charcoal from maize stalks.
Chimpanzees are facing the threat of extinction due to an increase in deaths and other threats including habitat destruction (natural forests) depletion of reserves, food shortages as well as disease.
Simple solutions for stubborn problems: Communities close to Kenya’s Tsavo National Park plant trees to save wildlife
Several farmers in Kenya are crying foul of wild animals destroying their food and crops. Communities around the Tsavo park have turned to tree planting as an innovation to end human-wildlife conflicts
So far Kenya has lost 80 per cent in revenues from tourism and 90 per cent from international arrivals since March this year
Uganda’s Musambwa Island, the World’s Largest Breeding Colony for Grey-headed Gulls, Devastated by Floods amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Musambwa Island, the World’s Largest Breeding Colony for Grey-headed Gulls Devastated by Floods amid Coronavirus Pandemic.
Over the last 20 years, Lake Manyara has shrunk by over 90%.
Climate change is forcing wild animals to migrate to find safer places to live.
Such migration is bringing these wild animals closer to people’s settlements and is encourage poaching.
Read about the civil war, climate change and the effects of COVID-19 that is threatening South Sudan
French oil multinational Total, its partner investors, and the Ugandan and Tanzanian governments will soon finalize their decision on the Lake Albert Development Project, Uganda’s first oil development
The effects of potential oil spills and infrastructure development would cause irreversible damage in the ecologically sensitive Albertine Region, which contributes 30% of Uganda’s fish stocks