ABCG Director, Rubina James participated in a panel organized by the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) and Central African Forest Commission (COMIFAC) to discuss the future of protected areas in the Congo Basin, during the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15), that was held in Montreal Canada in December 2022.
Findings From the Assessment of Forest Cover Change in Community Forests in Five African Countries
A study by ABCG on community forestry, has found that many communities face governance challenges and need help managing the forest in sustainable ways. This study focuses on how community forestry contributes to improved forest management in Africa using a case study approach in five countries in Africa:
ABCG Shares Innovative Solutions for Safeguarding Nature at APAC
The inaugural Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) provided ABCG an opportune platform to share and promote its innovative tools and approaches that have been developed by this collaboration of conservation organizations who are dedicated to jointly tackle conservation issues for greater results and impact.
ABCG Welcomes Mary Kuria as the new Partnership Development Specialist
Mary Kuria has recently been appointed as the ABCG Partnership Development Specialist. Mary has over 25 years experience in international development programmes and has, over the last 15 years, specialized in fundraising and grants management. A Kenyan, Mary has extensive experience in setting up and implementing fundraising systems and supporting the diversification of organizations’ funding bases.
Time For Africa Conservation Leaders to Have the Much-Needed Dialogue on The Future of its Protected Areas
To address land-use planning challenges in Africa, ABCG has developed a scenario-based planning framework that enable spatially explicit, quantified exploration of tradeoffs or synergies between land use sectors to inform stakeholder-driven plans emphasizing sustainable strategies and policy outcomes.
Strategies for Managing Africa’s Protected Areas: ABCG at APAC
The Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG), acknowledges that well managed protected areas embracing participatory and equitable governance appliances yield significant benefits far beyond their precincts.