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ERIKA MAC DONALD DELIVERS HER FIRST IMPRESSION AFTER JOINING PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION FOR A ONE MONTH INTERNSHIP

ERIKA MAC DONALD DELIVERS HER FIRST IMPRESSION AFTER JOINING PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION FOR A ONE MONTH INTERNSHIP

Erika Mad Donald is a young, committed and smart young American who joined Partners For Conservation from the Harvey Mudd College (USA). For a period of one month, Erica will be supporting the Public Health Programme specifically the Water Sanitation and Hygiene activities. Few days after joining and experiment the field, Erica Mac Donald delivered her impression to PFC website and here is what she had to say: I am very excited to be working for Partners for Conservation this upcoming…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES ERIKA Mac DONALD

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES ERIKA Mac DONALD

Partners For Conservation is delighted to welcome Miss Erika Mac Donald, an intern from Harvey Mudd College in the United States of America. Erika joins a team of other young volunteers and professional committed to contributing to the preservation of a biodiversity legacy through (1) Education research, information collection and sharing, (2) Capacity building and projects management, (3) Socio-cultural and economic development projects. Erika is settling herself to the Rwandan lifestyle. She can speak some Kinyarwanda, cook some beans but…

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GREAT NEWS FROM THE ROTARY eCLUB ONE

GREAT NEWS FROM THE ROTARY eCLUB ONE

It was a day full of joy, when at Partners For Conservation, we received an email from our board member Samira Rajabi, PhD, about her winning for PFC the Rotary eClub One’s grant to support Menstruation Health Management project. Since 2015 Partners For Conservation is promoting Public Health to drive local community involvement in the preservation of a biodiversity legacy. Our focus has always been to support poor, marginalized and vulnerable people. This particular support will help Partners For Conservation…

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FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO

FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO

FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO On the 6th of May 2017, Partners For Conservation in collaboration with Plant For The Planet carried out the first “Academy” of 80 children from 4 schools from Musanze District. The schools included Groupe Scolaire Shingiro, Groupe Scolaire Bisate, Groupe Scolaire Muhingo and Groupe Scolaire Ruhehe. The academy was held at Groupe Scolaire Shingiro where all children were gathered for the training in Climate justice upon which, they joined a worldwide network…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER Partners For Conservation is delighted to welcome Miss Leonie Zeuner, a young German volunteer from ARTEFACT. Leonie will stay with us for a period of one year. A partnership with ARTEFACT is a great opportunity and having a young and committed volunteer as Leonie Zeuner is an added value for a young organization without enough financial and human resources like Partners For Conservation. Leonie has joined a team of other young volunteers from Rwanda…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project The project called “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving”, is a Rufford Small Grants funded project implemented by Partners for Conservation. It aims at contributing to the mitigation of human pressure on Volcanoes National park by engaging women in income generating activities through weaving. The project…

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Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice

Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice

Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (decades to millions of years). Climate change may refer to a change in average weather conditions, or in the time variation of weather around longer-term average conditions (more or fewer extreme weather events). Climate change is caused by factors such as biotic processes, variations in…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP Last month Partners for Conservation was happy to start a new cooperation with ARTEFACT, who will send volunteers to work at Partners for Conservation for a period of twelve months.  ARTEFACT is a German non-profit organization, dedicated to the application and dissemination of economically viable, ecologically and socially appropriate technologies for regionally and internationally sustainable development. ARTEFACT, a centre for sustainable development, has been registered as sending organization…

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Thank you to The Rufford Foundation

Thank you to The Rufford Foundation

Thank you to The Rufford Foundation On February 21st, 2017, Emmanuel BUGINGO, Partners For Conservation Executive Director and Founder was delighted when he received the news from the Rufford Foundation that he won (on behalf of Partners For Conservation)  a conservation award. According to Emmanuel Bugingo, with this award, Partners For Conservation joined a wide community of conservation efforts committed to ensuring a just world by saving biodiversity legacy. He added that, his award is going to help the organization…

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SMALL LIVESTOCK TO SUPPORT ECONOMY AND CONSERVATION

SMALL LIVESTOCK TO SUPPORT ECONOMY AND CONSERVATION

SMALL LIVESTOCK TO SUPPORT ECONOMY AND CONSERVATION In the second half of the 20th century, more and more conflicts between local people and park authorities emerged in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Being confronted with local communities that fought back and NGOs that focused on human rights and justice, conservation agencies gradually started to rethink the fortress approach. They realized that control alone was not sufficient and started looking for ways to integrate human development into conservation. In Rwanda, the…

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