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ARCOS LAUNCHES A NATURE BASED COMMUNITY FUND IN RWANDA

ARCOS LAUNCHES A NATURE BASED COMMUNITY FUND IN RWANDA

Bugesera (Rwanda), 27th April, 2017. The Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS Network)...

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AREALA NEWS- FOURTH EDITION IS OUT?

AREALA NEWS- FOURTH EDITION IS OUT?

Dear reader, welcome to the 4th edition of AREALANews- a newsletter of the “Albertine Rift...

Great Lakes Waves: Fourth Edition is out!

Great Lakes Waves: Fourth Edition is out!

Sustaining freshwater - A must for our survivalDear reader, welcome to the fourth edition of...

Stakeholder Mapping for Water Stewardship in the Kiiha Watershed to address environmental and socio-economic issues

Stakeholder Mapping for Water Stewardship in the Kiiha Watershed to address environmental and socio-economic issues

Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) won a consultancy to carry out Stakeholder Mapping...

WHY TO ASSESS CURRENT MODEL AND SCENARIOS INVOLVING WATER, ENERGY, AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT SECTORS IN RWANDA?

WHY TO ASSESS CURRENT MODEL AND SCENARIOS INVOLVING WATER, ENERGY, AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT SECTORS IN RWANDA?

Understanding the Nexus and promoting water-energy and food security nexus, is key to...

World Mountain Forum 2016 outcomes at a glance

World Mountain Forum 2016 outcomes at a glance

Mbale Call for Upscaling Action: Don’t Leave Mountains BehindMore than 250 delegates from around...

GREAT LAKES FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS

Written on 18/08/2016, 07:03 by admin
stakeholders-meets-for-3-days-in-kigali-for-scenario-guided-review-and-regional-policy-harmonization-workshop Kigali, Wednesday, 17th August 2016. The stakeholders in the East African Countries are meeting for a three days (17-19 August 2016) workshop in Kigali...
Written on 30/06/2016, 01:27 by admin
third-edition-of-great-lakes-waves-is-outFreshwater- cornerstone for sustainable development Dear reader, welcome to the third edition of the Great Lakes Waves - a newsletter that supports...
Written on 02/02/2016, 07:58 by admin
wetlands-human-well-being-and-livelihoodsIn regard to the role played by wetlands in ensuring water, energy and food security, and the role played in storing carbon, it obvious how important it...
Written on 21/01/2016, 06:55 by admin
arcos-and-gnf-start-a-partnership-to-foster-sustainable-management-of-freshwater-ecosystemsHealthy freshwater ecosystems are a solution for several key challenges related to water, food and climate around the world, and key to meeting...
Written on 22/12/2015, 04:06 by admin
arcos-and-tnc-signs-an-mou-to-collaborate-in-supporting-conservation-efforts-in-africa-great-lakes-and-albertine-rift-regions"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." This quote by the legendary entrepreneur Henry Ford reiterates the importance...

AFRICAN MOUNTAINS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

Written on 11/12/2016, 05:26 by admin
arcos-wishes-you-a-happy-international-mountain-dayMessage from ARCOS Executive DirectorDear valuable partners and friends, It is a big honour for us to celebrate with you the magnificence of our...
Written on 27/10/2016, 08:27 by admin
the-vice-president-of-uganda-launches-the-uganda-sustainable-mountain-development-strategy During the closing ceremony of the World Mountain Forum 2016 that was held in Mbale, Uganda on 17-20 October 2016, His Excellence Edward Ssekandi, the...
Written on 25/10/2016, 00:21 by admin
his-holiness-kyabgoen-chetsang-organizes-dinner-to-thank-wmf-2016-organizers In a bid to express his appreciation on the effort put and how the World Mountain Forum 2016 was prepared, His Holiness Kyabgön Chetsang, Ambassador for...
Written on 24/10/2016, 03:30 by admin
waste-in-mountains-a-hidden-disaster-in-the-making In a refreshing side event to the WMF 2016, UNEP and partners presented the preliminary findings of the Waste Management Outlook (WMO) for mountain...
Written on 21/10/2016, 22:54 by admin
school-children-challenge-the-wmf-2016-delegates-to-leave-mbale-with-a-clear-plan-of-action-for-sustainable-mountain-development In the afternoon of 17th October 2016, the World Mountain Forum 2016 kicked off at Mbale Resort Hotel, in Uganda. The Forum started with a Special...

ALBERTINE RIFT BIODIVERSITY AND PEOPLE

Written on 30/11/2016, 05:49 by admin
on-going-study-reveals-governance-of-protected-areas-in-eac-still-has-ample-room-for-improvementIn a consultation workshop organized by IUCN’s BIOPAMA project on the State of Protected Areas (SoPA) in the East-African Community countries (EAC),...
Written on 24/11/2016, 07:03 by admin
second-day-of-community-training-in-sustainable-nature-based-community-enterprise-management-in-bugesera-22st-25th-2016Trainers and trainees carry out community work as part of the field visit and exchange moduleOn the second day of the community training in sustainable...
Written on 17/09/2016, 00:53 by admin
rwanda-calls-on-the-world-to-pass-an-ambitious-amendment-to-the-montreal-protocol Rwanda is calling on the world to pass an ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances, which would represent the...
Written on 16/09/2016, 03:54 by admin
know-more-about-arcos-nature-based-community-enterprises-programme-nbces-and-its-best-approachPartnering for improved livelihoods and environmental sustainability In developing countries, the health status of the natural ecosystems is the main...
Written on 01/09/2016, 04:49 by admin
rwanda-celebrates-conservation-achievements-through-gorilla-naming“United in driving growth through conservation”Rwanda will host the 12th edition of the annual Mountain Gorilla naming ceremony, Kwita Izina on 2nd...
Written on 26/07/2016, 07:56 by admin
50-environment-experts-are-meeting-in-kigali-on-forest-landscape-restorationAfrica’s environment leaders and experts are meeting in Rwanda to boost global forest landscape restoration commitments to 100 million hectaresMore than...
Written on 03/06/2016, 09:14 by admin
go-wild-for-life-our-future-is-determined-by-health-of-ecosystems As commonly known human survival depends on the health of ecosystems. However, the human activities have been a major driving force to the disruption of...
Written on 22/04/2016, 08:58 by admin
arcos-ci-and-partners-share-achievements-and-lessons-learnt-during-two-years-implementing-conservation-agreements-in-rwandaMuhanga, 21st April 2016. The Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS), Conservation International (CI) and partners in coffee sector celebrated the...
Written on 13/04/2016, 10:17 by admin
success-story-green-certification-for-sustainable-agriculture-in-rwanda Dr. Sam Kanyamibwa, Executive Director of ARCOS, thanking Shangi lead farmers for the good work done and encouraging them to keep planting trees in...
Written on 04/03/2016, 07:52 by admin
arcos-and-its-partners-officially-launch-the-wef-nexus-project-in-rwandaOn 2nd March, 2016 at Chez Lando Hotel - Kigali, Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute...

ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT AND EIA

Written on 02/09/2016, 09:54 by admin
development-and-conservation-are-complementary-you-cannot-choose-one-over-another-they-go-together-h-e-paul-kagame During the Kwita Izina event, a baby Gorilla naming ceremony held at Kinigi in Musanze on 2nd September 2016, H.E Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda...
Written on 15/07/2016, 09:20 by admin
the-3rd-edition-of-areala-news-is-out"Updates on the environment and development in the Albertine Rift region” Dear reader, we are happy to share with the 3rd edition of the AREALA...
Written on 25/09/2015, 11:57 by admin
ce-n-est-pas-un-conflit-mais-une-voie-de-reflexion-commune-sur-un-avenir-meilleurBukavu, le 24 Septembre 2015. Lors de l’Atelier de formation sur le Renforcement du Leadership en Evaluation Environnementale en République Démocratique...
Written on 03/02/2015, 08:06 by admin
civil-society-in-rwanda-pledges-to-join-effort-advocating-for-effective-and-transparent-eiaOn 28th January 2015, civil society organizations working in Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development in Rwanda pledged to join their...
Written on 03/12/2014, 00:40 by admin
burundian-civil-society-organisations-pledge-to-halt-environment-degrading-activities-as-the-eia-training-closesThe civil society organizations working in conservation and sustainable development in Burundi pledged to halt the environment activities that degrade the...