Conservation

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.

Addis Ababa builds resilience with clean rivers, public spaces and walkways

By Mekonnen Teshome Tollera Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa (Sheger) was born twice: first, as a crowded city; and then again,

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.

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.

Rising demand for sand worsens drought occurrence

Water Journalists AfricaMay 07, 2019 With the global demand for sand and gravel standing at 40 to 50 billion tonnes

Experts root for public involvement in conservation of Ethiopia’s national parks

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

Saving Swamps in East Africa

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

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

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