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1st announcement: African Mountains Regional Forum: Arusha, Tanzania, 16th -18th September 2014

The 1st African Mountains Regional Forum is jointly organized by ARCOS and the Africa Mountain...

Freshwater-energy nexus in the African Great Lakes:  harnessing the hydropower potential for sustainable development

Freshwater-energy nexus in the African Great Lakes: harnessing the hydropower potential for sustainable development

As the world celebrates the World Water Day for the 20th time, the important linkages between...

Students in schools around Rugezi wetland take on the role of public mobilizers on the importance of the marsh and the environment in general

Students in schools around Rugezi wetland take on the role of public mobilizers on the importance of the marsh and the environment in general

On 27th February 2014, a competition on environmental education with the theme "Conservation of...

  • 1st announcement: African Mountains Regional Forum: Arusha, Tanzania, 16th -18th September 2014

  • Freshwater-energy nexus in the African Great Lakes: harnessing the hydropower potential for...

  • Students in schools around Rugezi wetland take on the role of public mobilizers on the importance...

  • Coming soon: The World Mountain Forum, Cusco, Peru, 23-24 May 2014 - A gathering space for the...

AFRICAN MOUNTAINS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

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...
Written on 11/12/2013, 02:12 by admin
international-mountain-day-2013-africa-wakes-upToday (11 December 2013) is the day when the world is celebrating the International Mountain Day 2013. The theme for this year is “Mountains – Key to...
Written on 23/09/2013, 06:25 by admin
cameroun-elected-as-the-sub-saharan-africa-government-representative-at-the-mountain-partnership-steering-committee-and-arcos-elected-as-the-representative-of-civil-society-organizationsOn 19th September 2013, during the 4th Global Mountain Partnership Meeting held in Erzurum, Turkey; the MP steering committee members were selected to...
Written on 19/09/2013, 03:03 by admin
arcos-work-to-promote-mountain-ecosystem-services-in-the-albertine-riftThe Albertine Rift montane ecosystems are globally important for biodiversity conservation. They play an important role in local and regional climate...

GREAT LAKES FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS

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...
Written on 14/06/2013, 07:06 by admin
member-states-of-the-international-conference-on-the-great-lakes-region-commit-to-mitigate-environment-problems-linked-with-refugees-and-internally-displaced-people-campsIn a declaration issued during the regional meeting of ministers and parliamentarians on major environmental issues related to human settlements in and...

LANDSCAPES, NATURE AND PEOPLE

Written on 17/01/2013, 17:10 by admin
ecosystem-services-in-greater-virunga-landscapeA recent study termed “Capturing the benefits of ecosystem services to guide decision-making in the Greater Virunga’s Landscape of the Albertine Rift...
Written on 08/04/2013, 17:57 by admin
historically-marginalised-poor-communities-around-rugezi-wetland-supported-by-arcos-and-its-partners On Friday 5th of April 2013, ARCOS’ Landscape Conservation Programme Manager (Claudien Nsabagasani), accompanied by Mr Marshall Banamwana of Kitabi...
Written on 25/06/2013, 00:20 by admin
arcos-evinces-activities-in-burera-district-open-dayFrom 20-21st June 2013, ARCOS attended the Burera district Open day, an event that spurs all partners and stakeholders of the District to exhibit their...
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,...
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 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...