Partridges and monkeys return to hillside populated by refugees

By Gavin Drake
Posted Dec 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A church-backed project to provide security for refugees living on a hillside in Burundi has resulted in the return of wildlife, including partridges and monkeys, to the once-barren landscape. A group of refugees settled on the hill in Rutana, southern Burundi, after leaving a refugee camp in Tanzania. But, because there were no trees on the hill, it suffered from erosion and was at risk of flooding from different rivers which flowed through the area.

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