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COP20, LIMA, PERU- African delegates call for behaviour change and perspectives towards mountains in fighting climate change impacts

COP20, LIMA, PERU- African delegates call for behaviour change and perspectives towards mountains in fighting climate change impacts

African leaders gathered at the event themed “Africa water towers in changing climate” called for...

COP20, Lima- Least Developed countries stressed the need for more investments in  mountain regions to adapt to the effects of climate change

COP20, Lima- Least Developed countries stressed the need for more investments in mountain regions to adapt to the effects of climate change

In a side event to the 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention...

Lima climate change talks set to be just a “stepping stone”, world leaders try to manage their expectations

Lima climate change talks set to be just a “stepping stone”, world leaders try to manage their expectations

On day one of the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties and the 10th session of the...

Burundian civil society organisations pledge to halt environment degrading activities as the EIA training closes

Burundian civil society organisations pledge to halt environment degrading activities as the EIA training closes

The civil society organizations working in conservation and sustainable development in Burundi...

  • COP20, LIMA, PERU- African delegates call for behaviour change and perspectives towards mountains...

  • COP20, Lima- Least Developed countries stressed the need for more investments in mountain...

  • ARCOS at COP 20, Lima celebrates the International Mountains Day by organizing an event to...

  • Lima climate change talks set to be just a “stepping stone”, world leaders try to manage their...

  • Burundian civil society organisations pledge to halt environment degrading activities as the EIA...

AFRICAN MOUNTAINS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

Written on 27/11/2014, 23:31 by admin
arcos-welcomes-the-new-federation-of-mountain-protected-areas-fmpaARCOS welcomes the new global alliance of mountain protected areas, Federation of Mountain Protected Areas (FMPA). FMPA was announced at the sixth...
Written on 19/11/2014, 11:04 by admin
arcos-is-pleased-to-release-the-3rd-edition-of-african-mountains-echoARCOS is pleased to present the 3rd Edition of the African Mountains Echo- the voice for Sustainable Mountain Development in Africa, produced with...
Written on 31/10/2014, 07:12 by admin
africa-regional-mountains-forum-comes-up-with-strong-outcomes-for-sustainable-mountain-developmentThe first Africa Mountains Regional Forum organised by the Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) and the Africa Mountain Partnership Champions...
Written on 23/10/2014, 03:24 by admin
tanzania-is-set-to-step-up-efforts-in-promoting-sustainable-mountain-development-through-joining-the-mountain-partnershipIn his statement during the opening of the Africa Mountains Regional Forum in ARusha on 22ndOctober 2014, Hon. Nyelembe Deus Munasa – the Meru District...
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...

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 25/10/2014, 13:36 by admin
arcos-regional-portal-launched-as-new-tool-made-for-biodiversity-information-sharing-at-the-close-of-the-africa-regional-mountains-forum-2During the closing session of the Africa Regional Mountains Forum held in Arusha from 22 to 24 October 2014; the ARCOS Biodiversity Management and...
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...

ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND EIA

Written on 16/11/2014, 23:05 by admin
arcos-organises-albertine-rift-eia-sea-leadership-building-workshopARCOS organizes a three day training workshop in Burundi to build leadership of civil society environmental assessment. The training  will...
Written on 27/10/2014, 09:16 by admin
first-issue-of-areala-news-out Dear readers, ARCOS is pleased to share with you the first issue of AREALA News, a Newsletter of the “Albertine Rift Environmental Assessment Alliance”...
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...