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Bold Step to Harness Blue Carbon Ecosystems for Blue Economy in Tanzania

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Tanzania Forest Services Agency (TFS) and Wetlands International, in collaboration with other stakeholders, have convened a high-level conference […]

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Improved Cook Stoves to Reduce Pressure on Mangroves in Lamu

Wetlands International, together with the Lamu Community Forest Association (CFA), has launched improved cook stoves (jikos) to reduce pressure on mangrove forests in Lamu County. […]

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Wetlands International Sahel builds the capacity of decision-makers in Guinea and Mali on the decision support tools developed under the BAMGIRE program

Two information and awareness-raising sessions for high-level decision-makers on the challenges of the services provided by the ecosystems of the Upper Niger and the Inner […]

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Reducing Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk in Eastern Ethiopia

Degradation of ecosystems such as forests, wetlands and dry lands is now widely understood as a major driver of disaster risk and a key component […]

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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 […]