Joint statement: IGAD and FAO warn on Rift Valley Fever

An area of about 54,000 km2 still remains at high risk of RVF occurrence due to persistent suitability of habitat and climate for vector breeding and development; New areas are projected to become suitable for vectors with an overall increase of the risk areas of about 15%; About 30% of the area previously found at risk (potential for June 2020) is now at low risk of vector amplification

How Urban Pastoralism Is Being Threatened By Water Pollution, Population Pressure — Enviro Wild

Urban pastoralism Urban pastoralism is a less discussed topic due to its rarity in cities and towns because of the lack of enough space to support such a livelihood. Following a visit to Zebra Manyatta in Utawala, Nairobi metropolitan area, several issues were uncovered that pastoralists in the area encounter resulting from environmental degradation due… HowContinue reading “How Urban Pastoralism Is Being Threatened By Water Pollution, Population Pressure — Enviro Wild”

Climate change impacts on pastoralism and women in Uganda and Kenya

The article features the recent online discussion by Enviro Wild on advancing climate action in Africa. Climate change knows no territorial boundaries so it will always be a grave mistake to restrict pastoral mobility as pastoralism practices equally have no borders. Climate change is a cross-cutting phenomenon affecting all sectors of societies, as it stiflesContinue reading “Climate change impacts on pastoralism and women in Uganda and Kenya”

Planting trees is not enough to put brakes on climate change — Enviro Wild

Planting Trees The rains are here with us, in plenty, in fact, heavier than usual, causing loss of life, property, and adverse environmental damages. At a glance, we always think of trees. As a result, we get warmed up to plant as many trees as we can, which is a fantastic, commendable job. Tree planting… PlantingContinue reading “Planting trees is not enough to put brakes on climate change — Enviro Wild”

Advancing Climate Action: DISCUSSIONS — Enviro Wild

Climate Change is a problem affected all across the globe. Therefore, everyone has a role to play. Enviro Wild will host a series of discussions by bringing on board different individuals involved in different activities that address climate change. The series will focus on advancing climate action through forest conservation, waste management and clean energy… AdvancingContinue reading “Advancing Climate Action: DISCUSSIONS — Enviro Wild”