Home to rare and endangered species, the Congo’s national parks are also sites of human conflict. Without addressing the material drivers behind ecological degradation, conservation risks a losing battle. For Virunga, tackling socio-economic challenges facing local populations was a necessity in preserving its natural heritage. | Read more.
In the context of continuous efforts of the EU towards results-oriented approaches, DG DEVCO hosted an EU-UN joint workshop to advance current discussions on results-based financing (RBF) and cost schemes on 22 March. | Read more.
Best known for her breakthrough study on chimpanzees and her activist work around the world, today, Jane Goodall focuses her efforts as much on conserving the natural environment as helping the people who depend on it. She sat down with Capacity4dev to explain the link between the two. | Read more.