Rwanda, The ‘Fish-less’ Country?

Rwanda’s per capita fish consumption is the lowest in East Africa. From a year-long investigation, we report on the natural and man-made factors that are preventing the country’s 101 lakes and numerous rivers to produce insufficient fish to satisfy the growing demand.

Bushmeat hunting on the rise in Kenya as Covid-19 stifles tourism

Wildlife poaching is suddenly on the rise across Kenyan forests and conservation areas. Yet, unlike in the past when mainly elephants and a handful of other majestic mammals were primary targets, poachers now seem to have their eyes trained on bushmeat for quick money and food.

Impacts of Climate Change on Bee-Keeping in Kenya

Bees are responsible for the pollination of over three-quarters of food varieties globally. Their significant role in food and nutrition security cannot be overlooked even as climate change threatens their survival.

Protecting biodiversity to boost South Sudan’s economy

South Sudan is struggling to maintain its biodiversity due to oil exploration, armed conflict that worsens poaching, uncontrolled deforestation for timber and charcoal, and conflict between farmers and livestock keepers.

Thirst in a River Basin (How to read the map)

The InfoNile interactive map pinpoints the areas most vulnerable to changing rainfall and runoff patterns – factors that contribute to droughts and floods – and those that are already facing water scarcity.

In South Sudan, people living near water still lack clean water and sanitation

83 percent of assessed settlements not using latrines
11 percent of the population still rely on unimproved drinking water sources such as open ponds that expose them to waterborne diseases.
Pollution contributes to the poor condition of water and sanitation around Lake Yirol
Lakes State Program aims to increase access to safe water and help communities increase their incomes