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Africa Regional Mountains Forum comes up with strong outcomes for sustainable mountain development

Africa Regional Mountains Forum comes up with strong outcomes for sustainable mountain development

The first Africa Mountains Regional Forum organised by the Albertine Rift Conservation Society...

First issue of AREALA News out

First issue of AREALA News out

Dear readers, ARCOS is pleased to share with you the first issue of AREALA News, a Newsletter...

ARCOS Regional Portal launched as new tool made for biodiversity information sharing at the close of the Africa Regional Mountains Forum

ARCOS Regional Portal launched as new tool made for biodiversity information sharing at the close of the Africa Regional Mountains Forum

During the closing session of the Africa Regional Mountains Forum held in Arusha from 22 to 24...

Tanzania is set to step up efforts in promoting sustainable mountain development through joining the Mountain Partnership

Tanzania is set to step up efforts in promoting sustainable mountain development through joining the Mountain Partnership

In his statement during the opening of the Africa Mountains Regional Forum in ARusha on...

  • Africa Regional Mountains Forum comes up with strong outcomes for sustainable mountain development

  • First issue of AREALA News out

  • ARCOS Regional Portal launched as new tool made for biodiversity information sharing at the close...

  • Tanzania is set to step up efforts in promoting sustainable mountain development through joining...

AFRICAN MOUNTAINS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

Written on 31/07/2014, 09:03 by admin
inspiring-sustainable-mountain-development-in-africa-african-mountains-echo-2nd-editionARCOS is pleased to present the 2nd Edition of the African Mountains’ Echo newsletter – This newsletter is produced with financial support from the Swiss...
Written on 17/06/2014, 08:07 by admin
african-mountains-the-challenges-and-actions-neededAfrican Mountain FactsMountains cover an estimated 3million Km2 of Africa’s surface area. Approximately half of African countries have mountains higher...
Written on 15/06/2014, 08:49 by admin
mountain-partnership-members-call-for-more-attention-and-mention-of-mountains-in-proposed-sdgs-and-targets During the 11th session of the inter-governmental Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 56 governments spoke requesting...
Written on 16/02/2014, 02:08 by admin
inspiring-sustainable-mountain-development-in-africa-the-first-edition-of-the-africa-mountains-echo-is-now-outARCOS and the Africa Mountain Partnership members are glad to issue the first edition of the bilingual, biannual newsletter: Africa Mountains' Echo. The...
Written on 11/12/2013, 09:27 by admin
celebrating-the-international-mountain-day-2013-ms-solange-uwera-wins-the-youth-poster-competitionOn 11th December 2013, Ms Solange Uwera was declared the winner of the competition organised by Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) to coincide...

GREAT LAKES FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS

Written on 18/07/2014, 10:54 by admin
stakeholders-call-for-collaborative-action-to-mitigate-theats-affecting-freshwater-services-in-the-great-lakes-region In a Regional Great Lakes Forum on Freshwater Ecosystems held in Kigali, Rwanda, on February 21-22, 2013 and bringing together a total of 75...
Written on 02/02/2014, 09:02 by admin
the-report-of-the-training-in-integrated-freshwater-ecosystems-management-is-now-availableARCOS and its partners under the project “Stakeholders Engagement for Informed Decision-Making, Threats Mitigation and Sustainable Freshwater Services...
Written on 15/12/2013, 09:02 by admin
arcos-organizes-a-training-in-integrated-freshwater-ecosystems-managementOn 17-19 December, 2013; ARCOS and its partners under the project “Stakeholders Engagement for Informed Decision-Making, Threats Mitigation and...
Written on 04/09/2013, 02:39 by admin
special-focus-on-the-grey-crowned-crane-in-rwanda-and-other-species-key-range-statesOn 10 - 13 September 2013, a stakeholder workshop with the aim to develop an International Single Species Action Plan (ISSAP) for the Grey Crowned Crane...
Written on 11/07/2013, 01:49 by admin
african-wetland-watch-a-new-newsletter-on-ramsar-convention-implementation-in-africa-launchedOn 10 July 2013, during a forum on Wetlands wise use and smart plans held in Kigali on 8 - 12 July 2013, the Ramsar convention secretariat launches...

ARBERTINE RIFT BIODIVERSITY AND PEOPLE

Written on 04/09/2014, 07:51 by admin
backbone-le-pilier-issue-27-is-now-availableARCOS is happy to release its bilingual newsletter, the Backbone/Le Pilier: issue No 27. The focus of this issue is on “Energy and...
Written on 21/08/2014, 02:56 by admin
awareness-raising-among-local-leaders-on-conservation-of-threatened-species-and-ecosystem-integrity-of-rugezi-marshlandThe Rugezi marshland in the north-west of Rwanda has known many threats that affected its biodiversity and ecosystem function which had serious impacts on...
Written on 15/08/2014, 03:16 by admin
a-new-unep-report-shows-how-investments-in-climate-change-adaptation-can-halt-the-impacts-on-vulnerable-communities-in-developing-countriesThe recent UNEP report “Keeping Track of Adaptation Actions in Africa (KTAAA) - Targeted Fiscal Stimulus Actions Making a Difference (link)” released on...
Written on 31/07/2014, 04:18 by admin
building-capacity-of-women-as-key-players-in-conservation-of-kibira-national-parkIntegrating women in conservation is very crucial as it can make local natural resources use more sustainable and equitable. Yet such an initiative is...
Written on 15/07/2014, 03:41 by admin
from-traditional-to-modern-beekeeping-harnessing-bees-to-protect-mukura-forest-and-rugezi-marshOn 27th June 2014 and 7th July 2014, ARCOS delivered modern beekeeping materials comprised of 12 pairs; 18 pairs of beehives respectively as well as other...
Written on 11/07/2014, 05:21 by admin
check-out-the-un-cc-learn-releases-two-new-reference-documents-on-the-science-of-climate-changeTo complement its Introductory e-Course on Climate Change, the UN CC:Learn has released two new resources to guide decision makers in the public and...
Written on 26/06/2014, 00:32 by admin
using-total-economic-evaluation-as-a-persuasion-tool-to-push-decision-makers-to-take-ecosystem-services-into-consideration-during-planningFrom 16th to 19th 2014, ARCOS held three validation workshops of the reports on the TEV studies conducted in Echuya landscape in Uganda, Mukura landscape...
Written on 21/05/2014, 02:08 by admin
conservation-agreement-a-new-tool-to-harmonize-community-development-and-environmental-conservationThe inter-linkage between people and the environment is a topic discussed since long ago. The environment provides vital resources for all sort of living...
Written on 09/09/2013, 00:01 by admin
a-solution-to-crop-raiding-around-protected-areas-rwanda-development-board-officially-launches-an-electrical-fence-around-akagera-national-parkOn 5th September 2013 at Akagera National Park, Rwanda Development Board officially launched a 110Km electrical fence delineating the western boundaries...
Written on 07/08/2013, 15:49 by admin
kibiraBurundi is emerging from a long conflict and is now trying to catch up development that was in a state of suspension for more than a decade now. However,...

ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND EIA

Written on 20/09/2013, 03:12 by admin
report-of-the-training-of-trainers-tot-on-eia-process-and-advocacy-techniques-is-now-availableon 5 – 9 August 2013, a Training of Trainers (ToT) on EIA process and advocacy techniques was conducted in Musanze, Rwanda where leading...
Written on 16/07/2013, 01:18 by admin
arcos-and-partners-organize-a-training-of-trainers-tot-on-eia-process-and-advocacy-techniquesIn the framework of the project termed “Civil Society Alliance for Enhanced Implementation of EIAs in Key Biodiversity Areas of the Albertine Rift”, ARCOS...
Written on 03/06/2013, 04:48 by admin
arcos-and-its-ngo-network-launch-a-regional-project-for-enhanced-implementation-of-eias-in-key-biodiversity-areas-of-the-albertine-rift-regionOn June 1st 2013, ARCOS and its members in the Albertine Rift Regional NGO Network launch a regional project to establish a Civil Society Alliance for...