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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... 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.  

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.

For the purpose of raising public awareness about biodiversity conservation and natural resources management, two master’s students (Mr. Mapendo Jules Mindje and Mr.

On 14 Feb 2018 at 3:00PM at the office of the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management (CoEB), we had two very interesting talks in our Research Seminar series: First talk by Prof. Beth A. Kaplin (Dir.

Ellen DeGeneres, a well-known American comedian, television personality and actor received an incredibly generous gift from her wife, Portia de Rossi, to build a facility in Rwanda to further Dian Fossey’s work in protecting critically endangered mountain gorillas.

The goal of the training workshop, held on 9-12 January 2018, was to improve geoscience and biodiversity education and understanding in Rwanda by 1) linking institutions working on environmental issues and geoscience with secondary schools teachers and 2) to provide state-of-art content relevant to Rwanda and to assist in integration of content into student-centered teaching... Read more

In partnership with the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management, RDB organized the 1ST Rwanda National Parks Research Symposium held at Lemigo Hotel, Kigali, on 12-13 December 2017.

The 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.

The centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Nature Resource Management (CoEB), with the mission on of “encouraging, enabling and supporting stakeholders to generate and apply knowledge on Biodiversity and Natural Resources for sustainable development” invited its nodes for 4 days training about insect biology, field sampling techniques, identification and... Read more