Original Projects

Rose: The Flower Impairing Blue Nile River and Communities in Ethiopia

Ayele Addis By: Ayele Addis Ambelu This story was produced in partnership with InfoNile and Code for Africa with support

Trapped in the Buffer Zone: Uganda forest communities cast aside in the fight against climate change

Annika McGinnis By Annika McGinnisAn InfoNile Original Investigation On the shores of Lake Victoria, southeastern Uganda, a Norwegian timber plantation sells carbon

Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

Leena Yassin By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is

Saving Swamps in East Africa

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

WASTE to WEALTH: How Kenyan farmers are bringing life back to degraded Lake Victoria swamps

Annika McGinnis A 3-year project by Ecofinder Kenya, an NGO working in the Winam Gulf wetlands around Kisumu, offered families

Decades of wise use pay off for a Kabale wetland

Fredrick Mugira Community ownership agreement in Mugandu-Buramba wetland has kept the wetland intact for 40 years while helping farmers gain

Rwanda: Government eviction of developers from wetlands pays off, but more left to do

Leonce Muvuni This story was supported by a grant from InfoNile and Code for Africa. By Leonce Muvuni The Rwandan

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…

A WEED GROWN OUT OF CONTROL

The world’s fastest growing plant is harming the fishing industry, agriculture, and local tourism in northwestern Ethiopia, the source of the Blue Nile.