SDG: SDG 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities
Posted Date : 23rd December, 2022
David McGowan, Ravenswood Media, and Greg Bakunzi- Red Rocks Initiative, have partnered together to build a media training center in Musanze, Rwanda at the foot of the Volcanoes National Park. McGowan, an Academy Award nominated filmmaker, coming together with the team at Red Rocks to provides basic filmmaking training. The course is free and the […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
Horizon 2020 project, funded by the European Commission, promotes cultural heritage in the vicinity of historic pilgrimage routes and facilitates economic and social impact of sustainable tourism in rural areas. The project started on 1 January 2021 and has a duration of 36 months, while its main phases include identification of pilot areas and relevant […]
Posted Date : 13th December, 2022
The Via Francigena is one of the most popular pilgrimage routes in the world, spanning centuries of history and stretching along 3200 kilometres in the UK, France, Switzerland and Italy. In 1994, the route was awarded ‘Cultural Route of the Council of Europe’ status in recognition of its role in promoting common European values. The […]
Posted Date : 13th October, 2022
Art for Conservation is an initiative of Red rocks that is meant to empower the kids in conservation through art, as they develop skills in arts in addition to their school educational studies, thus supporting wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through arts that celebrates flora and fauna. We use Arts for Conservation project […]
Posted Date : 20th September, 2022
Red Rocks Initiatives for Sustainable Development is a non-profit organization that operates and around Virunga volcano mountain region of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic. Its vision is to integrate tourism, conservation and community empowerment for sustainable development in the region. In order achieve this, the communities around the region are encouraged to take part […]
Posted Date : 6th September, 2022
Tourism is not a singular phenomenon as visitors affect a location and its residents. There are societal changes brought on by tourism, such as greater employment opportunities, growth, and tax revenues that pay for services provided to residents. However, challenges can also arise with increased tourism. A location and its inhabitants can be negatively impacted […]
Posted Date : 21st July, 2022
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Posted Date : 5th July, 2022
Nkotsi village has a rich history, it is a cultural melting pot and has a vibrant social scene. These factors make Musanze one of Rwanda biggest and oldest townships, a tourist hot spot. When one considers the diverse activities, tours and culinary delights available in the area, a day out in Musanze is bound to […]
Posted Date : 29th June, 2022
Generation17 is an initiative from Samsung and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that elevates the voices of young leaders who are changing the world and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or ‘Global Goals.’ Samsung and UNDP are providing mentorship, technology, and networking opportunities for the young leaders as they […]