The joint meeting for the Steering Committee and Technical Advisory Committee of the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB)

This Tuesday 26th July 2016, the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) held a meeting in the Board Room of the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC). The purpose of this quarterly meeting was to give updates about upcoming activities and achievements during this past quarter and to solicit input for the next … More The joint meeting for the Steering Committee and Technical Advisory Committee of the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB)

Dragonflies and the importance of natural history for biodiversity conservation

Klaas-Douwe ‘KD’ B. Dijkstra is a research associate at the Natural Biodiversity Center in Leiden, The Netherlands and also affiliated with the Conservation Ecology and Entomology Department at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He recently published an article entitled “Restore our sense of species” in Nature, an open access journal.  In this piece he argues that natural … More Dragonflies and the importance of natural history for biodiversity conservation

ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM at KCCEM

Every year, the College of Science and Technology-Biology department, in partnership with RDB organizes a research seminar where the bachelors and post-graduate students have the opportunity to present their research, particularly research in Nyungwe National Park (NNP). These seminars aim to assess all research conducted in NNP during the academic year and their contributions to  park management … More ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM at KCCEM

Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB) Celebrated a World Environment Day jointly with REMA and UNDP

Every year, from the last Saturday of May to 5 June, Rwanda marks Environment Week which ends with the celebration of World Environment Day (WED). WED, a day which falls on 5 June annually, is celebrated worldwide to promote environmental stewardship. On 1 June 2016 at the University of Rwanda-College of Science and Technology-Huye Campus, the Center … More Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB) Celebrated a World Environment Day jointly with REMA and UNDP

Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management held a meeting with the Steering and Technical Advisory Committees

On 31 May 2016 at the Ministry of Education, the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity (CoEB) and Natural Resources Management held a joint meeting between the Steering and Technical Advisory committees. The aim of the meeting was to update the committee on the CoEB’s activities and achievements during the past quarter.Various activities were conducted to raise … More Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management held a meeting with the Steering and Technical Advisory Committees

World Migratory Birds Day and International Day for Biological Diversity Celebration

On 21 May 2016 at the University of Rwanda- Huye Campus, there was a joint celebration of World Migratory Birds Day and the International Day for Biological Diversity (Biodiversity).  The themes of these two events complement each other and lead to sustainable biodiversity conservation and livelihoods.  The goals are to stop illegal killing, taking, and … More World Migratory Birds Day and International Day for Biological Diversity Celebration

16th International Day for Biological Diversity: Mainstreaming Biodiversity, Sustaining People and their Livelihoods

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase global understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Biological Diversity is the variety of plant and animal life on Earth, and the interactions among this varied life. Biodiversity is the foundation for life and gives humans the essential services … More 16th International Day for Biological Diversity: Mainstreaming Biodiversity, Sustaining People and their Livelihoods

CoEB Newsletter 2nd Edition

The CoEB Rwanda quarterly newsletter 2nd edition has just been released! Did you know that new species are being discovered every day in our country? Have a look at this newsletter and you will get more details! The 3rd edition is coming soon! CoEB newsletter 2 nd edition AprMay 2016  

CoEB Newsletter First Edition

Dear esteemed nodes and partners, We are pleased to share with you the first edition of the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management newsletter. Thank you to the various stakeholders who shared information with us. Enjoy reading this! CoEB newsletter 1st edition Feb 2016