Agriculture

Baboons in Ajai Wildlife Reserve, Uganda
Poachers’ Den Turns Wildlife Haven: the story of Ajai

A wildlife reserve is recovering from the heavy poaching of the 1970s and 80s. A community’s efforts to reduce poaching by beekeeping. Reports show a modest increase in the number of the top nine dominant animal species in the reserve: baboons, bushpigs, bushbucks, black and white colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, Duikers, Kobs, the orbi and warthogs.

CHAMPIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY: East African youth are innovating to adapt to climate change

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.

Restored wetland in Bushenyi, Uganda to support agriculture, fish farming

In Bushenyi, Uganda, a wetland conservation project hopes to restore the natural habitat while pumping water to nearby farmers for cultivation.

Reaping from Harm; a slow extinction of Uganda’s wetlands: Locals hit by changing weather patterns as swamps along Lake Kyoga dry up

The Awoja tributary, which provides piped water for industrial and domestic use in all the 16 districts and towns of Teso sub-region, Uganda, faces a looming environmental disaster resulting from encroachment by its surrounding communities combined with the effects of climate change.

Mt. Elgon Landslides Survivors Plant 30,000 Trees through a Village Savings Group to Fight Climate Change

BECOMAP community organization has planted more than 30,000 trees in eastern Uganda where landslides in 2018 killed dozens.

Tanzania government plans to roll out small-scale irrigation technology to help farmers deal with climate change

Farmers in Morogoro, Tanzania are feeling the effects of climate change. But the government has rolled out a plan to establish small scale irrigation systems to boost crop production for small-scale farmers in rural areas of the country.

Rwandan youth takes lead in Nyabarongo watershed protection

By Aimable Twahirwa It is a hot Monday morning in Nyamagabe, a mountainous district in the Southern Rwanda, a group

Green Horizon food security project raises wellbeing of Jebel Ladu communities while growing crops to appease South Sudan’s hunger crisis

More than 2.5 million hectares of land in South Sudan have been acquired mainly by international investors since 2006 By

Trapped in the Buffer Zone: Uganda forest communities cast aside in the fight against climate change

Annika McGinnis By Annika McGinnisAn InfoNile Original Investigation On the shores of Lake Victoria, southeastern Uganda, a Norwegian timber plantation sells carbon