HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project
July 19, 2021July 19, 2021
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HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at HoA-REC&N headquarters in Gullele Botanic Garden on July 15, 2021. The review meeting sought to update the donor, SIDA on progress in the year 2020 and onwards in the implementation...

Potential of non – state actors for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Seizing the Landscape Opportunity
July 2, 2021July 2, 2021
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Potential of non – state actors for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Seizing the Landscape Opportunity

The global biodiversity community is taking important strides to craft a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (post-2020 GBF) at the upcoming 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) slated to take place in October 2021. Given the importance of the contributions of non-state and subnational actors in contributing to the success of the new framework, which requires a...

World Environment Day, 2021 Celebrations
June 15, 2021June 15, 2021
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World Environment Day, 2021 Celebrations

HoA-REC actively participated and contributed to the successful celebration of the World Environment Day on June 5, 2021. Dr. Mekuria has been invited by the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission to take part as a panelist at the National WED celebration event that took place in Hawassa. Dr. Mekuria delivered a talk on “Ecosystems...

HoAREC&N Participated in National Energy Exhibition
January 20, 2021January 20, 2021
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HoAREC&N Participated in National Energy Exhibition

As part of the re-launching of the Ethiopia Rural Energy Development and Promotion Center (EREDPC), a three-day exhibition was organized by MoWIE (Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity) and ECCA (Ethiopian Clean Cooking Alliance). As a member, HoAREC&N was invited by ECCA to exhibit our energy-related activities and services at the event. The exhibition was...

John Kamanga Won the Tusk Award For Conservation in Africa 2020
November 13, 2020January 8, 2021
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John Kamanga Won the Tusk Award For Conservation in Africa 2020

John Kamanga is a grassroots conservation leader who has dedicated his career to developing a vision for the co-existence of pastoralists and wildlife. His conservation philosophy draws on indigenous traditions, while incorporating modern realities and conservation opportunities.As a founder and director of SORALO, a unique organisation representing 16 Maasai communities living across several million hectares...