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The Government of Rwanda will in March 2022 host the inaugural IUCN ( Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) to discuss conservation of the continent’s protected areas. This comes after the relaunch of APAC in Kigali, Rwanda on 20th April 2021.

The congress which will be held from 7th – 12th March 2022 will be convened by the Government of Rwanda, the International Union for Conservation of Nature – World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) ( in collaboration with partners.

Speaking at the relaunch event, the Chief Guest Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, the Minister of Environment – Republic of Rwanda said: “Having been an IUCN Member since 2016, Rwanda is very proud to take up the global conservation leadership mantle and become the first African country to host the African Protected Area Congress. The Government of Rwanda recognizes the role of

It is nature that is going to save us, yes, nature.  

The rich arable lands of Tanzania, the recycling business potential in Nigeria and Kenya, and the sustainable-architectural business models in Rwanda and South Africa are few angles that the World Economic Forum (WEF) finds to be vital in channeling better economic solutions and resilience. 

This thinking-approach emanates from the second report (of three), The Future of Nature and Business by the WEF which provides practical insights necessary to steer economies around the world towards a nature-positive economy. 

It is safe to say the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has given rise to a lot of ideas towards rethinking and developing sustainable economy approaches. 

As job losses and economic uncertainty hurt economies and livelihoods, nature-centred economic approaches seem to carry the necessary incentives to accommodate the global community’s needs. 

“As governments and businesses look to stimulate growth, a new