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African Biodiversity Network

24th November 2021

Decolonising stories: New animations from the African Earth Jurisprudence Collective

“(We need) the voices of those who can see alternatives to how we live now, and can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies, to other ways of… Read More

29th May 2019

Simon Mitambo: Decolonisation, Climate Change and Earth Jurisprudence in Kenya

On this Madaraka (Independence) Day – let us embrace the urgency, and commit to restoring our ecosystems, defending them against destructive projects and policies and support and learn from those… Read More

22nd January 2019

African Biodiversity Network recognised for ‘Outstanding Practice in Agroecology’

Gaia is delighted that our long-term partner organisation the African Biodiversity Network  (ABN) has been recognised for Outstanding Practice in Agroecology by the World Future Council. This much deserved award recognises… Read More

22nd October 2018

Tharaka: Communities come together to map their ancestral past

This September, elders and youth, men and women, from Tharaka came together in the foothills of Mount Kenya to document their ancestral past in the form of eco-cultural maps and… Read More

19th August 2015

African Biodiversity Network: Reflections on 20 years of work

The latest instalment of the African Biodiversity Network’s (ABN) excellent newsletter series celebrates and explores almost 20 years of ABN’s work to pioneer African solutions to the continent’s socio-economic and ecological… Read More

3rd December 2012

Crisis opportunism in agriculture: the cynical push for soil carbon markets instead of adaptation

Press Release from The Gaia Foundation & The African Biodiversity Network. Monday 3 December 2012 [Doha, Qatar] Rich countries are failing to take action or support developing countries to adapt… Read More

23rd July 2012

Jeremy Irons narrates new film about GM seed

We are thrilled to announce the online release of Seeds of Freedom, a landmark film by The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network, narrated by actor and UNFAO Goodwill Ambassador Jeremy… Read More

3rd May 2012

Gaia & ABN support Take the Flour Back

As media interest mounts around the GM wheat trial taking place at Rothamsted Research Institute, we at The Gaia Foundation and our partners at the African Biodiversity Network have voiced… Read More

13th October 2011

A NEW film narrated by actor Hugh Quarshie

A Story Worth Remembering documents an inspiring experiential workshop which Gaia and the African Biodiversity Network hold annually in Botswana. As this film shows so clearly, the process is a transformative… Read More