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East Africa

We have 8 items tagged with ‘East Africa’.
  • Farmers harvest crops in fields.

    Championing public participation in Kenya’s trade negotiations

    International trade agreements have far-reaching impacts on rights, livelihoods and the environment. Yet there is little transparency in negotiations and few opportunities for the public to engage. Lorenzo Cotula spoke with Edgar Odari about how Econews Africa is promoting public participation in Kenya’s international trade negotiations

    29 June 2022 | Article | Economics
  • People sat around a table looking at a poster.

    Q&A: Communities combating illegal wildlife trade in East Africa

    Olivia Wilson-Holt hears from three participants in a recent series of online learning sessions on wildlife conservation in East Africa about why engaging with communities is critical to combating illegal wildlife trade

    17 December 2020 | Article | Biodiversity
  • View of a field and a farm.

    Towards planet and people-positive agriculture in East Africa

    IIED and partners are reviewing the state of planet and people-positive agriculture in Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda to identify entry points for environmentally sound agriculture and food systems that create social and economic benefits

    24 November 2020 | Project | Food and agriculture
  • A man buying fresh fruit at a market stall.

    How COVID-19 is impacting and changing East Africa’s agri-food systems

    In this fourth report on emerging lessons from COVID-19, we look at the pandemic's complex impacts on East African food systems and highlight the need for an inclusive policy response working closely with informal providers.

    7 August 2020 | Article | Food and agriculture
  • An image of an open sewer in the Kibera informal settlement, in Nairobi, Kenya, Refugees in such informal settlements face even more challenges than existing habitatants to access to services, such as language barriers (Photo: Eoghan Rice/Trócaire)

    Revealing the hidden refugees in African cities

    A growing number of refugees and displaced people are living in cities in East Africa and the Horn of Africa – but governments are slow to recognise and meet their needs

    6 May 2016 | Blog | Urban
  • Like many East African cities, Rwanda's capital Kigali faces the challenges of rapid growth and insufficient infrastructure (Photo: Kigali Wire, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Why low-carbon urban development in African cities makes economic sense

    City governments in East Africa are grappling with rapid urbanisation and widespread poverty. Pursuing low-carbon urban development could offer a many of benefits

    1 April 2016 | Blog | Climate change
  • WoDaabe pastoralists are one of the most mobile and specialised pastoral communities in the Sahel (Photo: Stephen Anderson)

    Supporting pastoral mobility in East and West Africa

    Livestock mobility is crucial for ensuring high livestock productivity, market access and building prosperous and peaceful societies in the drylands. IIED and partners documented a number of successful initiatives to facilitate mobility and experimented with scenario planning to help empower pastoralists and allow them to influence decisions on policy or resource allocation

    17 December 2012 | Project | Climate change
  • New directions for integrating environment and development in East Africa

    IIED and Ecoagriculture Partners have published a new discussion paper, 'New Directions for Integrating Environment and Development in East Africa'

    16 March 2009 | News | Policy and planning
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