Africa Climate Summit: Wetlands, Unsung Heroes in Climate Regulation

In the heart of the African continent, nestled between the Sahara Desert to the north and lush equatorial forests to the south, lies the Nile […]


Wetlands International at Africa Climate Summit/Africa Climate Week

What: The Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week will take place in Nairobi from 4-8 September 2023. Co-hosted by the Government of Kenya and […]


Restoring the Natural Balance of Ethiopia’s Central Rift Valley Lakes

In the heart of Ethiopia’s Oromia region, some 200 kilometres south of Addis Ababa, lies a breathtaking landscape, home to the Abijata-Shalla Lakes National Park. […]


A New Dawn: Quest to Restore Turkana’s Rangelands

In the vast Kenya’s northern region of Turkana lies the Todonyang Rangelands, once a lush and thriving ecosystem that sustained the local pastoralist community. Unprecedented […]


A Tapestry of Culture, Heritage and Mangroves: Exploring Ecotourism in Pate

Nestled in Lamu’s mangrove archipelago is Pate Island, a small but enchanting gem, located northeast of Lamu Island, that brims with history, natural beauty and […]


Tanzania’s Uhuru Torch Illuminates Mangrove Restoration Efforts in Rufiji Delta

Wetlands International, Tanzania, together with the Kibiti District Office and Tanzania Forest Services Agency, were last month honoured to host the Uhuru Torch at one […]


Africa’s Wetlands Key for Migratory Birds Sustenance

This article was originally published in The Standard newspaper (Kenya) -By Julie Mulonga, Director – Wetlands International Eastern Africa and Dr Kariuki Ndang’ang’a, Africa Regional […]


Energy-Saving Stoves in Lamu: Saving Mangroves, Changing Lives

Approximately 70% of local communities living adjacent to Kenya’s mangrove forests rely on solid biomass energy (mainly firewood and charcoal) as the primary source of […]


Using Global Mangrove Watch to Fill Gaps on Emission Data for FAO Kenya

The Global Mangrove Watch (GMW) is an online platform that provides remote sensing data and tools for global monitoring of mangroves, in scientific collaboration with […]


On the Brink: Lamu’s Lake Kenyatta Going, Going…

For 40 years, David Muiga, aged 72, has lived in Mpeketoni, Lamu County, having transferred as a teacher from then Nandi District in the Rift […]