InfoNile

Geodata journalism. Mapping stories on water issues in the Nile Basin.

Original Projects

Original Projects

  • Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

    03/30/2019 clip Andariya

    By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is mainly a result of climate and human pressure on earth. Over the last four decades, desertification has been spreading rapidly in Sudan, which forced many farmers and their families to abandon their homes in search of a better land to […]

  • Saving Swamps in East Africa

    03/22/2019

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

  • Decades of wise use pay off for a Kabale wetland

    03/21/2019

    Community ownership agreement in Mugandu-Buramba wetland has kept the wetland intact for 40 years while helping farmers gain livelihoods Story and multimedia by Fredrick Mugira Technical support by Annika McGinnis and Code for Africa CLICK HERE to see full multimedia story There are blooming flowers in Mugandu–Buramba wetland in the southwestern Uganda’s district of Kabale, […]

  • Water station in Neem village.

    The Dark Side of Sudan’s Oil

    01/22/2019 clip InfoNile

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

  • A WEED GROWN OUT OF CONTROL

    07/30/2018

    The world’s fastest growing plant is harming the fishing industry, agriculture, and local tourism in northwestern Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile.

  • What Is Eating up MV Liemba’s Dock Space at Lake Tanganyika?

    06/11/2018

    An InfoNile Original Feature  By Prosper Kwigize For the past 100 years, smooth docking at Kigoma Harbor of Lake Tanganyika was almost daily routine for MV Liemba, one of the world’s oldest ships, manufactured about 100 years ago in Germany. But now things have changed. Near-flawless docking is impossible! The lake is shrinking. The shoreline […]

  • Pond saves Mara River from gold mining pollution

    06/02/2018 clip Daily News (TZ)

    “By Jacob Mugini The road leading to Murito meanders through small and large scale agricultural farms but reaches this once infamous village in Tarime, Mara region of Northern Tanzania. Two years ago, before a gold refining pond was constructed in this village, Murito was like any other remote villages in northern Tanzania. But now, this […]

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