he African Biodiversity Challenge was officially launched in Kigali, Rwanda from the 30th of August to the 1st of September. The event was co-hosted by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB), University of Rwanda. Overall, 27 participants attended the meeting, comprising project teams from Ghana, Namibia, Malawi and Rwanda as well as several Steering Committee members. The goals of... Read more

Insects are the most common animal on the planet, with more than 1.5 million species identified so far.  They are also understudied and underappreciated.  They provide ecosystem services to humans including pollination, biological control of pests, soil fertility maintenance, decomposition, and as a source of food for many other animals (and some carnivorous plants!) including humans.

Under the goal of“ encouraging, enable and support stakeholders to generate and apply... Read more

Different activities have been conducted at the Center of excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management since the last News letter Vol 4.

Conferences, workshops, trainings and many more. For more about CoEB find the attached document of our Newsletter vol 5,
We are grateful to all who participated either directly or directly to CoEB'S activities.

The Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB) has a new project on mobilize fresh water biodiversity.

The South African Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) announced that teams from four countries, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, and Namibia, will compete in the JRS-funded African Biodiversity Challenge. The competition aims to develop strategies for capturing, digitizing and publishing policy-relevant national biodiversity data and strengthen regional capacity... Read more