African Water Facility Team Missioned to Assess Water Problems in the Central Rift Valley
July 3, 2017July 3, 2017
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African Water Facility Team Missioned to Assess Water Problems in the Central Rift Valley

A team of five from the African Water Facility (AWF) of the African Development Bank Group visited Ethiopia to appraise a future project in the Central Rift Valley (CRV). Taking place from 4 April – 3 May 2017, the mission aimed at exploring water management, specifically, “challenges and opportunities for integrated water resources development in...

YNCCC discusses Youth Engagement in Climate Change on UN ECOSOC Forum
July 3, 2017July 3, 2017
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YNCCC discusses Youth Engagement in Climate Change on UN ECOSOC Forum

HoA-REC&N’s Youth Negotiation Convention on Climate Change (YNCCC) took part in the Ninth United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) youth forum to discuss, “The role of youth in poverty eradication and promoting prosperity in a changing world.” Mr. Nahom Zeleke, Coordinator of YNCCC, was among the participants. The forum, which took place at the...

Fourth Landscape Learning Journey focused on Turbulence Management
July 3, 2017July 3, 2017
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Fourth Landscape Learning Journey focused on Turbulence Management

With the aim to enable stakeholders to steer and support sensitive adaptive management process in conflict situations, the Fourth Landscape Learning Journey (LLJ4) took place in the Gambella Region, Ethiopia from the 8th to 12th of May 2017. Landscape facilitators from Djibouti, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, and Ethiopia participated in the event. Taking place...

June 26, 2017July 6, 2017
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Message from the Executive Director

In the beginning of March 2017, HoA-REC&N hosted and co-organized the African Landscapes Dialogue (ALD), which brought together more than 130 participants from various regions of the world. The dialogue aimed at sharing knowledge and information about integrated landscape management, while seeking to advance the implementation of the African Landscapes Action Plan. It was a...

HoA-REC&N pilots local community involvement to tackle wildlife crime in Boma-Gambella Landscape
April 7, 2017April 7, 2017
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HoA-REC&N pilots local community involvement to tackle wildlife crime in Boma-Gambella Landscape

HoA-REC&N, in collaboration with Ethiopia Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) is piloting a community scouts programme to promote active involvement of local communities to prevent and combat wildlife crime around Gambella National Park in the Boma-Gambella Landscape. Promoting active community participation in wildlife protection in the Horn Region is one of the key components of the...

ALD Blog Post: Making Landscape Approaches Sustainable
March 8, 2017March 8, 2017
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ALD Blog Post: Making Landscape Approaches Sustainable

(By Liz Felker and Ethan Miller) How do we make landscape approaches sustainable in the long term? This was the question posed by Dr. Gete Zeleke from the Center for Water and Land Resources in his opening key note speech of the African Landscapes Dialogue. The dialogue, taking place this week in Addis Ababa, includes 140...