• Better Data, Better Decision: Lessons from Vital Signs

    On April 11, 2017 the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) hosted a speaker series at Conservation International in Nairobi where Alice Ruhweza Executive Director, Vital Signs, Africa Field Division, Conservation International presented on the Vital Signs program. In the presentation, Alice shared results of the Vital Signs program first phase of implementation and invited opportunities for collaboration for the second 5 years phase of the program.

    By Evelyn Namvua, posted on Tuesday April 25, 2017
  • Dont Miss out on any of our Recent News, Publications and Events: ABCG's News Digest

    ABCG News Digest, a compilation of our recent news, publications and events.

    By Evelyn Namvua, posted on Monday April 24, 2017
  • Men and Women Roles in Water Conservation: Comparing Experiences in South Africa and Uganda

    JGI’s Dr. Peter Apell, primatologist by training, and CSA’s Nolubabalo Kwayimani, municipal support coordinator, discuss lessons learned from their respective experiences assessing the roles of men and women in managing freshwater resources and implementing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) projects.

    JGI’s Dr. Peter Apell, primatologist by training, and CSA’s Nolubabalo Kwayimani, municipal support coordinator, shared their respective project’s gender analysis findings and the aspects that surprised them. We noticed three key themes that underscored common threads and challenges across these projects. - See more at:
    By Lydia Cardona and Janet Edmond, Conservation International; Nolubabalo Kwayimani, Conservation South Africa; and Peter Apell, The Jane Goodall Institute-Uganda, posted on Tuesday April 18, 2017
  • Sustaining Water Catchment Areas for Now and the Future: The Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund Receives New Grant

    The Nature Conservancy's Upper Tana-Nairobi Water Fund, receives 160 million Kenya Shillings grant from the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation in an event held to mark World Water Day on March 22, 2016.

    By Evelyn Namvua, posted on Thursday April 6, 2017
  • Tanzania Land Use Planning Workshop April 2017

    The African Wildlife Foundation and Wildlife Conservation Society will hold a workshop in Mbeya, Tanzania on April 3 & 4 to apply a conservation planning framework that will addresses such questions with appropriate sustainable land-use strategies.

    By Evelyn Namvua, posted on Friday March 31, 2017