17 Apr 2024 Cow-Raising for Conservation: Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

The Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS) REDD+ Project partners with local communities through initiatives like Cash for Communities (C4C), providing direct financial support for projects like cow-raising, chicken rearing, and aquaculture. This approach fosters economic growth and natural resource conservation, contributing to deforestation mitigation.

16 Apr 2024 Investing in Education at the Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project

In Q1 2024, the Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project initiated vital initiatives to improve education and sanitation. Through community collaboration and government support, 28 toilets were constructed and 12 classrooms were renovated, directly benefiting thousands of students. These efforts enhance education access and promote better health outcomes in the project area.

05 Apr 2024 World Health Day: The Ibali Clinic

The Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project, led by community leaders and our local engagement team, is committed to improving the well-being of communities. Ongoing efforts include constructing facilities, addressing transportation barriers, and collaborating with public health officials to prevent future epidemics, significantly benefiting community healthcare access.

21 Mar 2024 Amplifying Local Voices for Global Change

I can confidently say that effective collaboration with local communities is indispensable for any conservation initiative to be successful. This conviction is the driving force behind my advocacy for the adoption of REDD+ as a transformative model that enhances lives, underlining the importance of amplifying the community’s voice.

12 Mar 2024 Sustaining Communities: The Success of Fish Farming in Mai Ndombe

The Mai Ndombe REDD+ Project, spanning 300,000 hectares along Lake Mai Ndombe’s shore, plays a crucial role in the province’s development. Once abundant with fish, overfishing and mosquito net use led to depletion. To counter this, Wildlife Works initiated a fish farming program with eight ponds, replenishing stocks and providing income.

11 Jan 2024 Community Stories of Change: The Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project

“I was born and grew up here, and can tell the difference between when the Kasigau project was here and when it wasn’t.” – Florence Malandi, Board of Management Chair, Kasigau.

15 Sep 2023 The Power of Community Perspective

Hear from community members about the positive impact REDD+ has had on their forests and livelihoods, and what life would have been like without it.

21 Apr 2023 Too hungry to Learn; Addressing Food Insecurity in the Kasigau Corridor

Communities are building resilience to the far-reaching impacts of drought by embracing conservation agriculture and other strategies aimed at strengthening food security.

22 Mar 2023 Easing the Water Crisis in The Kasigau Corridor in Kenya

The sight of crop failure, soil erosion, animal carcasses, and dry dams paints a grim picture of the unprecedented drought that continues in the Kasigau Corridor REDD+ project area in Kenya.

17 Mar 2023 The Forest Is The Lifeline of the Bunong People

“If we lose the forest, we will also lose our traditional beliefs. The existence of the forest and our beliefs are intertwined; the forest’s presence allows our beliefs to persist.” -Ly Sareoun, Indigenous Bunong Community Member