The latest stories from our partners and team members from around the world.

Blog by Cory Nash, IUCN Global Forest and Climate Change Programme.

We asked a dozen people to talk about inclusive green growth in Mozambique and Tanzania. Each had a slightly...

Blog by Claire Warmenbol, IUCN Global Water Programme.

SUSTAIN is a 10-year programme supporting inclusive green growth in Tanzania and Mozambique, with a particular focus on creating shared value for business,...

Competing land uses around Tanzania’s Lake Rukwa threaten the water quality and quantity in this already dry area. Unsustainable agriculture, mining and inconsiderate upstream dam constructions for irrigation put the...

Green finance is gaining momentum. More and more private investors consider investing in nature an opportunity to combine economic interests with social and environmental responsibility. IUCN, both in the Netherlands...

Until very recently, the Katuma river in Tanzania was on the verge of drying-up. The main reasons for the reduced river flow were illegal abstractions by smallholder farmers and irregular...

Down the slopes of the Udzungwa Mountains, Alvinus Linus Ngwale and his colleagues are enthusiastically wading through a river. Each wearing gumboots, they look focused as they fish out small...

The Land Use Dialogue initiative, coordinated by The Forests Dialogue, with a host of local and global partners including IUCN, has facilitated dialogues in this landscape that is at risk...

By Romie Goedicke. All over the world, businesses make use of natural capital. Companies therefore benefit from healthy ecosystems. But how can nature conservation organizations engage companies to contribute to...

IUCN teamed up with me in my spatial geek role as Director of Conservation Geography for the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). Building on work by William Laurance, a Research Professor...

By Maria Ana Borges. My recent trip to Mozambique for the SUSTAIN-Africa Initiative included consultation and engagement with small and big businesses.

By Michael Kwame Nkonu, IUCN SUSTAIN-Africa Programme Coordinator. Business and biodiversity are often seen as unrelated, at least, this is the case in conventional business thinking. However, this traditional mindset...

Michael Nkonu manages SUSTAIN’s work in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor in Tanzania (SAGCOT). He leads project planning in the field, and by developing local networks and partnerships ensures the...

Chris Buss is the Deputy Director of the Global Forest and Climate Change Programme, based at the IUCN Headquarters in Gland. He leads the programme’s contribution to SUSTAIN’s monitoring, evaluation...

October 2016 - Marie Parramon Gurney is the lead coordinator in Africa for SUSTAIN, an initiative to implement the Sustainable Development Goals in African growth corridors with the aim of...

November 2016 - Andrea’s programme design and fundraising role with AWF (the SUSTAIN partner leading on implementation in the Ihemi-Kilombero cluster, Tanzania) helps bring the theory of inclusive green growth...

Read the winning submissions from our 'Water Flows' story competition