Wetlands and Nature take centre stage at Glasgow climate talks

Growing realisation that without enabling nature to recover, including wetlands, there is no 1.5C future COP26 was very much the Nature COP   With nature and water firmly in the COP26 agenda, nature’s […]


Voices for Wetlands and Water: Case Studies on Water Resources Management and WASH in Kenya

Laikipia and Kajiado counties in Kenya are both semi-arid with transboundary and insufficient water resource and diverse water users, ranging from urban dwellers to smallholder […]


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 […]


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 […]


New Report shows Slowdown in Mangrove Losses–Providing a ‘Last Best Chance’ for Global Action to Protect Coastal Forests

100 contributors lend expertise to first-ever The State of the World’s Mangroves publication The Global Mangrove Alliance have released their inaugural report, The State of the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Kajiado Ecosystem Atlas for Sustainable Conservation and Management of Athi Basin

Kajiado Ecosystem Atlas is an open access platform that supports decisions related to sustainable conservation and management of the Athi Basin with a focus on […]