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 […]


Sowing Seeds of Change: Turkana’s Quest for Thriving Rangelands

Over 80 per cent of Kenya’s landmass is covered by rangelands – also known as drylands that comprise shrubs and grasslands – which are mainly […]


Upscaling Community Resilience through Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda

This video presents the inspiring example of upscaling community resilience in river basins through working with micro-catchment committees in Uganda. Produced as part of the […]


Design with Nature Competition – World Wetlands Day 2023

Wetlands International and the National Environment Management Authority are launching the ‘Designing with Nature’ Competition. If you are interested in Nature-Based Solutions, this call is […]


Life in Lamu’s Mangroves

The lives of Lamu’s communities are closely intertwined with mangroves with about 60% of these magnificent and carbon rich ecosystems found in this historically and […]

Case study

Landscape level integrated watershed management improves ecosystem resilience: Wetlands International Ethiopia programs’ implementation review

‘‘What we are doing is a small beginning. We stretch to go forward to reach the whole Central Rift Valley ecosystem. The need is vast, […]