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Wildlife Works Recognised With an East African Climate Action Award

On 19th October 2021, Wildlife Works was among the conservation organizations to receive a prestigious Climate Action Awards courtesy of ICPAC.

Wildlife Works is honoured to be among the awardees of the Climate Action Awards East Africa, for its role in empowering local communities in activities related to climate change adaptation and mitigation. 

The award that was presented to Wildlife Works.

The competition was organized by ICPAC, a specialized institution of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) with member countries in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania. The competition drew participants from these member countries, shining a spotlight on their groundbreaking innovations and ideas to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Lina Mwamachi, Radio Journalist at Sifa FM

Congratulations to Kenyan journalists Lina Mwamachi of SIFA FM and Ruth Keah of Radio RAHMA who emerged winners in the Media for Climate, Radio and Print categories. Their stories highlighted how Wildlife Works engages the community, especially women’s groups, on alternative sources of energy, and touched on climate-related impacts on women and agroforestry as a means of income generation.

Ruth Keah, Radio Journalist at Radio Rahma

Congratulations to all participants and thanks to ICPAC for their recognition. Find the links to their stories here:

Lina Mwamachi

Ruth Keah

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