Circular Economy Best Bet to Tackle Solid Waste Menace in Kenya

It is estimated that Kenya generates 22,000 metric tonnes of waste per day, with around 60 per cent of it being organic waste that can be recycled to something usable.

Sudan, After the Flood (In Photos)

Photographer Roger Anis spends two weeks traveling to villages in Sudan that were devastated by the extreme floods of 2020.

Uganda’s First Oil: What is at Stake?

French oil multinational Total, its partner investors, and the Ugandan and Tanzanian governments will soon finalize their decision on the Lake Albert Development Project, Uganda’s first oil development
The effects of potential oil spills and infrastructure development would cause irreversible damage in the ecologically sensitive Albertine Region, which contributes 30% of Uganda’s fish stocks

Rothschild Giraffe crossing a path in Nairobi National Park
Saving the Rothschild Giraffe in Kenya

The Rothschild Giraffe, only found in Kenya and Uganda, is alarmingly decreasing in population and faces risk of extinction.

Top InfoNile Stories of 2020: Water, Climate Change and COVID-19 in the Nile Basin

The top InfoNile projects and stories of 2020, highlighting important stories in the Nile Basin around water access, climate change, wildlife and Covid-19.

CHAMPIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY: East African youth are innovating to adapt to climate change

Youth in communities across East Africa are innovating to adapt to the region’s changing climate, a cross-border project led by InfoNile has found.

Sucked Dry: Foreign Land Deals Threaten to Impair River Nile, Displace Millions

WHO OWNS THE WATERS OF THE NILE? A yearlong cross-border data journalism investigation about large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile

Water station in Neem village.
The Dark Side of Sudan’s Oil

Decades of oil drilling in West Kordofan province was linked to water contamination, environmental changes and health effects for citizens. Details here…

Firewood; Is Uganda burning its way to extinction?

Black carbon produced by firewood amounts to 1.6 billion tonnes of CO2, making it the single most largest cause of climate warming.

Moving African rhinos: what it takes to translocate an endangered species

Rhino translocations have become a critical tool in the arsenal for the protection of these endangered animals. Recently, 30 white rhinos were flown into Rwanda from South Africa and introduced into the Akagera National Park, in what was the single largest rhino translocation.

Rice farmers in Kenya utilize ocean tides to boost production.

Rice farmers in Ozi, Kenya have mastered the art of accessing water, which, alongside the availability of certified seeds, has seen them cashing from the venture throughout the year.

Africa faces an uphill battle against western emissions to combat climate change

By Margaret KadiriLecturer in Physical Geography, King’s College London The UN climate summit COP26, held in November 2021, focused the world’s

Time and trauma: what fetching water costs women and girls in Nairobi’s informal settlements

By Anindita Sarkar , Associate professor, University of Delhi Fetching water is usually a “women’s affair”, as has been documented

Agriculture in Egypt adapts to the pandemic

During the pandemic, new irrigation systems were developed to replace the flood irrigation system in more than 237,000 acres in Egypt.

COP26 pledges developing climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems a win, but only if more countries commit.

The 50 countries that committed to developing climate-resilient and low-carbon health systems at the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) are not enough to create a more significant global impact. More countries need to commit and health systems must be part of the solution by reducing carbon emissions and using more renewable energy.

A climate center empowers East African women to address climate change

Women Climate Centers International is helping women access climate change information that has already been broken down for easy understanding at the community level.  

Mother Nature – Spoken Word

A poem for mother earth by Mukisa Godfrey I was born in the lightBefore the incomparable beauty of natureTo be