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Community-based ecological mangrove restoration

West Africa is ranked high on the list of regions threatened by climate change. Severe drought, massive deforestation, unsustainable agricultural practices, and poor watershed management […]

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Experts develop Africa’s highest quality mangrove maps yet

We are helping develop the highest quality and most accurate mangrove maps ever produced for Africa, combining satellite and drone data and ground-truthing.

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Badoudou Women reaping big from saving

We embarked on our journey at exactly 10am on a hot Tuesday morning in July to Sokhone in the Saloum Delta. On arrival we immediately […]

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How we are using drones to conserve mangroves in Africa

Ever felt like you don’t know what’s happening on the ground? Sometimes with too many colors and almost invisible images? The observations are often ad […]

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Programmes

The world’s wetlands treasures deserve long-term commitment. We operate two programmes on ten-year plans: Corredor Azul in South America, and Mangrove Capital Africa. Learn more […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa

Mangrove Capital Africa is a ten-year programme to improve the lives of millions of people by safeguarding and restoring the mangroves they live in.

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Researchers carry out baseline studies for 54,000Ha of mangroves in Rufiji Delta

Rufiji Delta is a host to several villages including Nyamisati, and Jaja. During this month of May – these villages have been home to a […]

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Farming, logging activities threaten Rufiji Mangroves

Residents express fears over increased depletion of mangrove forests in Rufiji Delta. As you manoeuvre the calm waters off the coast of Nyamisati in Rufiji […]

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Rufiji Delta: a hub for mangroves

A serene and tranquil atmosphere is what welcomes you to Nyamisati village, in Kibiti district, a town about 180kms from Dar es salaam one of […]

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Mangrove Capital Africa – Rufiji Delta, Tanzania

Mangrove Capital Africa (MCA) Programme is a 10-year programme whose vision is: Mangroves and their biodiversity are healthy, improving the livelihoods of millions of people and protecting them against the dangers of climate change. MCA targets the coasts of East and West Africa. In East Africa the initial focus is on the Rufiji Delta in Tanzania.