Dutch experts assess flood risk reduction options for devastated Tacloban city, the Philippines

On invitation of the Philippine government, the Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR)-team visited Manilla and Tacloban early July to assess the possibilities to protect the coastline […]


Hope for Senegal’s blacklisted Ramsar site, Part II

Despite the long history of abuse, Senegal’s Ndiaël Avifauna Special Reserve remains important, with a huge potential for restoration to benefit both people and nature, […]


Former President Bill Clinton visits Aceh, Indonesia to view tsunami recovery

Ten years after the major tsunami hit Aceh, Indonesia in 2004, President Clinton visited the village of Layeun to find out what more can be […]


Building with Nature Indonesia; Securing eroding delta coastlines

Indonesian coasts suffer from erosion, caused by sea level rise, mangrove conversion for aquaculture and groundwater extraction. In some places kilometres of land are lost […]


Hope for Senegal’s blacklisted Ramsar site, Part I

June is the end of the hot and dry season in Senegal. More auspiciously, it is peak mango season. As I drove north from the […]


Uganda commits to providing safe drinking water

Mbarara – On Friday 11 July 2014, Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment made a commitment to work towards the provision of safe and adequate […]


Bankers, what are the risks of your peatland investments?

The world’s increasing demand for palm oil and pulp wood for paper production attracts the private sector to invest more and more in these businesses […]


Our Achievements 2011 – 2013

This document presents to what extent we have achieved the collective targets we set ourselves for the period 2011-2015. It presents our main achievements until […]


How to stop waterbird poaching in Mali, Bio-rights Part 2

The Inner Niger Delta of Mali is a very important site for migratory birds – many species that breed in Europe spend the winter here. […]


Impact of global warming on food security in vulnerable areas in Africa

Global warming may imply large fluctuations of the impact of droughts in rural areas. Adaptation strategies will likely have to cope with such variable conditions […]