News: Eastern & Southern Africa Programme
Piloting PES in the Mara River Basin
WWF in the Mara River basin is piloting a financial mechanism that is expected to boost ...
Virunga oil permits should be cancelled, UNESCO rules
Oil, gas and mineral exploration and exploitation are incompatible with World Heritage status ...
Oil company Soco not to drill in Virunga World Heritage Site
Soco International PLC will end its operations in Africa’s oldest national park and also is ...
Tanzania to host regional timber trade forum
Tanzania is set to host the 2nd Annual East Africa Timber Trade Stakeholders Forum to be held at ...
UNESCO warns against Virunga oil exploration
“Any oil exploitation inside the property would seriously affect its integrity,” UNESCO said.
WWF staff threatened over Virunga
DRC staff recieves death threats from unnamed callers after opposting oil exploration in World ...
African governments embrace fisheries reforms
African governments have adopted the first ever continental Policy Framework and Reform Strategy ...
Tutu, Branson and Buffett take on Soco in fight for Virunga
Oil exploration by Soco International PLC “could be devastating to Africa’s most iconic national ...
WWF condemns Soco seismic testing in Virunga
In defiance of local protests and international opposition, Soco says seismic tests will start ...
Switching on renewable energy in Tanzania for Earth Hour 2014
Access to energy in Africa continues to be a big challenge. According to the World Bank, some ...