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The winner of the Environmental Defenders 2023 Kilimo Prize Award dies at the age of 74

The Environmental Defenders expresses profound sorrow at the passing of Mr. Ngom Udagu Filemon, the recipient of the 2023 Kilimo Prize Award. Mr. Filemon passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10am at Ther Aru Hospital in Abira, Mahagi area. Mr. Ngom Udagu Filemon has been afflicted with diabetes for a duration of 7 […]

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Status of biodiversity and habitat suitability mapping: potential corridor between Murchison Falls National Park and East- Madi Wildlife Reserve

Environmental Defenders is interested in identifying land suitable for the creation of a wildlife migration corridor within the former controlled hunting area (Aswa-Lolim/ Kilak) located between Murchison Falls National Park and East Madi Wildlife Reserve. As such, we used habitat suitability mapping, ground truthing and literature review to assess the current potential of the former […]

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Environmental Defenders provided assistance to grassroots organizations, human rights defenders, activists, environmental defenders, and journalists to enhance their safety and security

A fair society where everyone’s dignity is honored, peace prevails, and the natural environment is protected relies on the protection and defense of brave individuals, communities, and organizations fighting against injustice. Environmental Defenders are working towards the goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda via initiatives focused on “Climate justice,” “Environmental Human Rights Defenders,” and “Community […]

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Radio Terra promote climate smart agriculture and rural development in the Albertine Rift region

Radio Terra is providing assistance to aid Climate Smart Agriculture activities and rural development via its radio broadcasts. Efforts to help agriculture primarily aim to enhance farmers’ awareness and implementation of climate-smart agricultural techniques, while also bolstering their comprehension of and capacity to participate in markets and access services. Radio Terra not only emphasizes Climate […]

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Environmental Defenders hosted women activists and environmental leaders to commemorate 2024 World Radio Day on air

Today, Environmental Defenders convened a dialogue with female activists and environmentalists from the Albertine region to share their stories in safeguarding rights, combating climate change, and preserving land rights. The conversation with women and girls aligns with the goals of the Environmental Defenders and Radio Terra FM programs, which seek to commemorate this year’s World […]