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. of CoEB) and second talk by two students (Jean de Dieu Nsengimana and Alice Mukase) from biology department who were presenting their internship activities.

Talk by Prof. Beth A. Kaplin (Director of CoEB) on “Linking Biodiversity... Read more

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.

During the comedian’s 60th birthday celebration, Portia de Rossi appeared on the Ellen Show and surprised her wife with a special birthday present, a donation to the Dian Fossey Gorilla... Read more

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 content and curriculum. This goal will help teachers in preparing youth to contribute to green... 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. During this symposium which brought together more than 60 researchers from different institutions in Rwanda, participants discussed research results conducted in at least one of four National Parks in Rwanda. Parks are the main tool we have today to protect... Read more