African elephants, Earth’s largest land animals, confront significant threats. The ivory trade drives illegal poaching, while habitat loss due to human expansion disrupts their resources.
Many of the native Miombo woodlands in Mozambique are vanishing because of human activity. This disappearance of wildlife habitat is disastrous for the species that depends on these trees for their survival in the form of shelter and food.
In response to the escalating threats to biodiversity and traditional livelihoods, local communities in South Kivu’s Mwenga territory are themselves the catalyst in an initiative to strengthen their capacity to manage their natural resources.
Lake Chad, once one of the largest freshwater lakes in Africa, has been facing significant ecological problems in recent decades. These issues have had far-reaching consequences for the surrounding communities and the fragile ecosystems that rely on the lake.