The UR Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) facilitated a two day training workshop entitled ‘Introduction to Distance Sampling’ from 16-17 May 2018.  Workshop participants included people from the different Nodes of the CoEB to enhance their capacity in distance sampling, a critical analytic tool for the analysis of wildlife or plant distribution and abundance data used for management and policy development.  Approximately 30 Research... Read more

The Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) at University of Rwanda received a number of book donations over the last several months from various visitors and partners that will greatly enhance our reference library for biodiversity conservation.  

Birds in Rwanda, An Atlas and Handbook by J. P. Vande weghe and G. R. Vande weghe and is a good reference for anybody with an interest in Rwanda’s... Read more

The Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) and University of Rwanda BSc programs in conservation biology are collaborating with Bisate Lodge, a luxury lodge in northern Rwanda on research and monitoring projects to help build research capacity in students and staff and contribute to tropical forest restoration.

Bisate Lodge is located in a natural amphitheatre created from an eroded volcanic cone along the edge of Volcanoes... Read more

For the purpose of raising public awareness about biodiversity conservation and natural resources management, two master’s students (Mr. Mapendo Jules Mindje and Mr. Leonce Ngirinshuti) who are studying a master’s degree in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management at University of Rwanda used stories to connect people to biodiversity through an interview with Radio Salus journalist (Yves Rugira). The program broadcasted to Radio Salus during the... Read more