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Collaborative Partnership to Restore Lamu’s Degraded Mangroves

The Kenya Forest Service (KFS), together with the community, Wetlands International and other partners, has launched a campaign to restore degraded mangrove areas in the […]

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Seeking Wetlands Landscape Vision through Mutual Gains Approach

Globally, wetlands are vital for human livelihoods and nature. These landscapes that provide critical ecosystem services – which far exceed terrestrial ones – lie at […]

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Remembering Leulseged Yirgu: Nature Lover, Colleague, Friend, Brother

  While we mourn the loss of a dear colleague and friend, we also pay tribute and celebrate a life well-lived. A life committed to […]

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Source to Sea: Ambitious Collaborative Partnership to Safeguard and Restore Eastern Africa’s Wetlands

Wetlands International in partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is bringing together stakeholders from Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania on an ambitious initiative […]

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Tragedy of the Commons: Is All Lost for Kimana Wetland?

In Kenya, the late ‘80s and ‘90s were a crowning moment for environmentalists and environmentalism. Their voices rang across the world and helped stem poaching […]

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Rise of Okom: Restoring Uganda’s Aswa Basin

Globally, climate change has largely been recognised as human-induced with ecosystems degradation as one of the major impacts. Well maintained ecosystems aid to lower disaster […]

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Tanzania Chapter for Mangrove Restoration Network Mooted

In many parts of the world, mangrove ecosystems including the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region have been lost or degraded mainly due to human activities. According […]

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Wetlands International Lauds Tanzania’s Ambitious Mangrove Restoration Efforts

The Government of Tanzania has cemented its commitment to conserve and restore mangroves by approving a revised Management Plan, Harvesting Plan and Harvesting Guidelines for […]

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Restoration from Bottom-Up: Entarara Springs Eternal

For the better part of the year, parts of the Loitoktok earth in Kenya’s Kajiado County are hot and parched. But when it rains, it […]

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Building Community Resilience against Climate Change

Most parts of Kenya’s Laikipia and Kajiado counties are semi-arid. In the old days, these were sparsely populated stomping grounds for wildlife and the pastoralist […]