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Uganda National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI) Publishes +50,000 Records in Freshwater Biodiversity Portal

JRS grantee NaFIRRI mobilized data sets from national sources to create biodiversity databases of fish, invertebrate, and algae via an open access platform Global Diversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the Freshwater Biodiversity Portal for Uganda ( The Freshwater Biodiversity Portal…

In Print: East African Biodiversity Issues

Kenyan JRS grantee Media for Environment, Science, Health & Agriculture (MESHA) provides support to science journalists, with a focus on rural communicators. One of MESHA’s tools to disseminate learning is through their robust online publication Sanyansi magazine. The March 2022…

Celebrating media successes in the Nile Basin

In 2021, the InfoNile program run by Water Journalists Africa (WJA) supported 100 journalists from 10 countries in the Nile Basin. This JRS-funded effort is growing data-based environmental journalism and uncovering critical biodiversity stories. WJA also engaged 84 journalists, editors,…

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