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environment

Rwanda Launches New Single Use Plastic Management Project

Rwanda Launches New Single Use Plastic Management Project

 Rwanda has launched a new ground breaking project that will involve the private sector in driving the country’s shift from using single use plastics (SUPs) to reusable and alternative…

Landslide Leaves 100 Families Homeless In Western Rwanda

Landslide Leaves 100 Families Homeless In Western Rwanda

Families in Kagarama and Buhembe village of Bushekeri sector of Nyamasheke-Eastern Rwanda woke up to bad news on May 9 when their land started moving. Before they knew what…

Air Quality Monitoring: Rwanda On the Right Track

Air Quality Monitoring: Rwanda On the Right Track

Since 2017, the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) and Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) have been implementing the Air Quality and Climate Change Monitoring Project. The Project’s objectives were to…

Deal Done – Farmers Commend Silvopastoralism at Gishwati-Mukura National Park Settings

Deal Done – Farmers Commend Silvopastoralism at Gishwati-Mukura National Park Settings

 A couple of decades ago, it was not that easy to find a single tree in the rangelands around Gishwati-Mukura National Park. This was not only a problem to…

Rwanda Steps Up Single Use Plastic Ban Ahead of September Deadline

Rwanda Steps Up Single Use Plastic Ban Ahead of September Deadline

Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has launched a new campaign to ensure no polythene bags and single-use plastics remain on sale ahead of the two year elimination deadline. In…

Rwanda’s Clean Air Agenda Gets $25million Investment 

Rwanda’s Clean Air Agenda Gets $25million Investment 

 Rwanda is the first African country to set an ambitious target of becoming a green country through eliminating gas emissions and adopting use of gas as an alternative of using…

President Biden Wants U.S to Resume Lead Role in 2016 Kigali Amendment  

President Biden Wants U.S to Resume Lead Role in 2016 Kigali Amendment  

The U.S Government has announced plans to ratify Kigali Amendment on phasing down super-polluting hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol, a deal that the former US president Donald…

Earth Journalism Network Opens Opportunities to Local Media

Earth Journalism Network Opens Opportunities to Local Media

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) has committed to working with the Rwanda Network of Environmental Journalists (RNEJ) as part of it plans of extending financial support to journalists who specialize…

EU Rewards Best Practices in Reducing GreenHouse Gas Emission

EU Rewards Best Practices in Reducing GreenHouse Gas Emission

The European Union (EU) in Rwanda has awarded Rwandan citizens who choose to walk or bike to their workplaces as part of personal contribution to reducing Green House Gas (GHE…

Ombudsman Speaks Out on Wetland Evacuation Concerns

Ombudsman Speaks Out on Wetland Evacuation Concerns

The Office of the Ombudsman has given its opinion on the issue of evacuation and expropriation of businesses and activities whose owners have considered to be unjustly done. This comes…

Report Suggests Recovery Options of Drained Rusizi Hot Springs

Report Suggests Recovery Options of Drained Rusizi Hot Springs

 A final expert assessment report on recent drainage of hot spring in Rusizi district has recommended restoration of the springs in a cheap and safe way, taking into consideration that…

Rwanda Stands Out At the Bonn Challenge Review

Rwanda Stands Out At the Bonn Challenge Review

From Rwanda to Guatemala, a new report on a global challenge to plant trees has showed that fewer countries have failed to unleash their potential to restore forests while some…