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ACNR to host EU facilitator for CBFP
Rwanda will host the 16th Meeting of the Congo Basin
Forest Partnership (''CBFP''/Partenariat pour les Forets du
Bassin du Congo ''PFBC'') from 21 to
26 November 2016.
It is in this regards, this Thursday 25
August at, ACNR host the EU Facilitator for CBFP who aims at meeting with CSOs and networks in order to discuss about their involvement in the
facilitation activities especially the upcoming meeting in
KigalI scheduled this Thursday 25
August at ACNR in Kacyiru.
The Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) brings together some 70 partners, including African countries, donor agencies and governments, international organizations, NGOs, scientific institutions and the private sector, working to coordinate efforts to sustain forest resources in the Congo Basin.
The CBFP was launched as a multi-stakeholder partnership at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa. The partnership aims to enhance natural resource management and improve the standard of living in the Congo Basin.
CBFP works in close relationship with the Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC), the premier regional body in charge of coordinating regional forest and environmental policy, to promote the conservation and sustainable management of the Congo Basin's forest ecosystems. ... See MoreSee Less
ACNR to host EU facilitator for CBFP Rwanda will host the 16th Meeting of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (''CBFP''/Partenariat pour les Forets du Bassin du Congo ''PFBC'') from 21 to 26 November 2...
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) revealed in a recent report that 2015 was the warmest on record since temperature measurements began in 1880.
Global warming causes landscapes to change: a higher number of droughts, fires, floods and severe storms.
Many lands, islands and cities are threatened by water, such as the Pacific archipelago, in particular the Marshall Islands, the Polynesian Islands, the Maldives (Indian Ocean) and parts of Asia (Philippines, Indonesia).
Major cities like Miami, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Amsterdam or Rotterdam may not be spared by the consequences of global warming.
To safeguard populations in vulnerable areas, it is necessary to establish an early warning system to detect climate related catastrophes in order to protect the population.
Preventative tools must be put in place, but above all concrete action is needed in order to contain and diminish the dramatic consequences of global warming. These consequences are such, that IPCC experts predict sea levels would rise 1 meter by 2100 and global surface temperatures would be between 1 and 9°C higher than those recorded today, with an average increase in surface temperature of up to 5.4°C. ... See MoreSee Less
Today the 12th August 2016, the delegation from ACNR visited Gako Organic Farming and Vocational Training Center located in Masaka Sector Gako Cell. The target of this visit was to observe how activities are integrated in this center. The observation is that Agriculture,animal production are using environment friendly method. they harvest water from the rain, they reuse water from toilet and for energy they use bio gas. The important activity is the Organic Farming for big production on a small land ... See MoreSee Less
They are presenting: EDPRS2
& Environmental Policy
& Agriculture Policy
&Mines, Natural Resources and Forest Policy
&Rwanda Biodiversity Policy
ACNR offers Internship in various fields ; read the internship policy and download the internship application form. Feel free to contact us for more details.
Taking part in an Internship with ACNR is a great way to enrich your education and prepare for graduate school or a career in Biodiversity conservation. Many employers and graduate programs look very highly upon a student who has real world experience gained through an internship. Participating in an internship can also help you develop your networking skills and open a gateway to a well-paid position when the internship has ended. ... See MoreSee Less
Internees from University of Rwanda conducting their academic internship at ACNR presenting their works on government policies on different topics related to environment and biodiversity conservation. ... See MoreSee Less
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