Tag: environmental


Jun
The Return of Mpasa Fish to Nkhata Bay District
More exciting news has been received about the Ripple Africa community-led Fish for Tomorrow programme! This time it’s from member Sammy Kachikunje who wrote: “My name is Sammy Kachikunje and I work for Ripple Africa as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. In the morning of Wednesday 19th June 2019, I...
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Jun
Community effort results in charcoal confiscations
Choma Hill Forest Conservation committee members, with support from the Forestry Department, mounted roadblocks and 60 bags of charcoal and 22 push bikes were confiscated. A further 42 bags of charcoal and 14 push bikes and were confiscated by Choma Hill in another joint effort. Confiscation of 42 bags...
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May
BBC News feature Fish Conservation Project
We’re excited to be featured on BBC News! This is a ‘BBC Africa One Minute Story’ featuring Force Ngwira, Country Director for RIPPLE Africa, talking about our efforts to stop the use of mosquito nets for fishing in Lake Malawi and how we’re empowering communities to take ownership of...
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Nov
World Fisheries Day
World Fisheries Day is celebrated on 21 November around the world, highlighting the importance of fishing for food, income and pleasure. A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in...
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Nov
A Visit to RIPPLE Africa
Nkhata Bay, Malawi 21st-26th September 2017 This was my first visit to Malawi and RIPPLE Africa (RA). During a two and a half hour drive north from Lilongwe paralleling part of the western shoreline of Lake Malawi, which is 560km long and 75km wide at its widest point, with...
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May
RIPPLE Africa is making magic happen in Lake Malawi!
Many of you know that one of our most important environmental projects is Fish for Tomorrow – a community led fish conservation project, which is proving extremely successful in the parts of Nkhata Bay District where it operates so far. In Lake Malawi, high population growth and a lack...
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