CBFP Wildlife Conservation Capacity Development Working Group - Opportunities and Resources- May/June 2019 : Upcoming Opportunities and Training Resources

 

 

CBFP Wildlife Conservation Capacity Development Working Group - Opportunities and Resources- May/June 2019 : Upcoming Opportunities and Training Resources.

 

 

EDGE Fellowship Applications for Africa

EDGE awards two-year Fellowships to future conservation leaders (EDGE Fellows) to work on priority EDGE species. Each fellow receives training on two courses, ongoing supervision throughout their fellowship and a £10,000 grant for conservation action underpinned by scientific research.

Deadline for applications is 18 June 2019.

 

 

CARN ASPIRE Small Grants for Central Africa

The Conservation Action Research Network (CARN) is now accepting applications for ASPIRE small grants for students and young professionals from Central Africa: 

 

Deadline for proposals is July 15, 2019.

 

Programme on Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA) Short Courses

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat has developed concise learning modules for each goal of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. These modules are like short courses which take approximately an hour each, providing an overview of key terms, concepts, resources and approaches.

 

 

Online Course on Protected Areas Law

This self-paced e-learning course presents the fundamentals of contemporary protected areas law.   It provides a tool for individual learners to access practical legal concepts, knowledge and materials they can use to improve governance of protected areas through their own work.  The course is designed for protected area managers and conservation practitioners, but it can be used by anyone interested in improving their understanding of protected areas law.

 

 

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) E-Learning Curricula

The CBD Secretariat has developed concise learning modules for each goal of the Programmes of Work. These modules take approximately an hour each, providing an overview of key terms, concepts, resources and approaches.

 

 

 

IUCN Newsletter from African Protected Areas (NAPA)

The NAPA n°131 is about sustainable tourism and visitors management in protected areas. All online courses are available

 

 

Capacity Building for Conservation Conference:

30 July to 1 August 2019, London, UK

 

Building sufficient conservation capacity to tackle the growing environmental issues around the world will be a major challenge in the 21st century. Join the international conservation community at the fourth Capacity Building for Conservation (CBC) conference to discuss and develop effective solutions to a range of capacity building issues.  

 

IUCN World Conservation Congress

11-19 June 2020, Marseille, France

 

The IUCN World Conservation Congress has grown to be the world’s largest and most democratic recurring conservation event in the world, bringing the expertise and influence of its powerful membership to bear on the most pressing issues of the time. It has three parts: a marketplace of ideas called the Forum, an Exhibition showcasing conservation’s initiatives from across the world and a voting session for IUCN Members called the Members’ Assembly.

 

 

Pathways 2020: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation Conference

February 2020, Kenya

 

 

Colorado State University and the Pride Lion Conservation Alliance are thrilled to announce their partnership with hosting the Pathways Africa: Human Dimensions of Wildlife 2020 conference and training. Pathways Africa 2020 will return to Kenya with a new focus on providing innovative, relevant leadership training for current practitioners in order to strengthen the next generation of African conservation leaders. 

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CBFP News

UN-International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, 16 September

"For over three decades, the Montreal Protocol has done much more than shrink the ozone hole; it has shown us how environmental governance can respond to science, and how countries can come together to address a shared vulnerability. I call for that same spirit of common cause and, especially, greater leadership as we strive to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and mobilize the ambitious climate action we so urgently need at this time." UN Secretary-General António Guterres

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6th edition of the Africa Agri Forum: Confirm your registration!

The 6th edition of the Africa Agri Forum will be taking place for the second year in a row in Libreville, from 24 to 25 October to cement Gabon’s central place as an emerging hub of agriculture in the region.

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sep2d-International symposium “Plant biodiversity and sustainable development”

The international symposium is open to the entire scientific community (especially promoters of SED2D-backed projects) and actors in the management and valuing of plant biodiversity, subject to prior mandatory registration (free) and depending on the symposium’s seating capacity . Those who wish  to make a presentation must sign up for one of the thematic sessions listed below. Presentations can be either take the form of an oral presentation or a poster (A0 format) which can be presented in plenary along with a 2 min pitch

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Ministry of Environment, Water and Fisheries, Chad: Wildlife rangers of the Forest and Wildlife Guard come under attack - Seven (07) elephant carcasses found

Dozens of heavily armed poachers on horseback attacked wildlife rangers of the Forest and Fauna Guard (GFF) stationed in the Binder-Lere Wildlife reserve. Seven (07) elephant carcasses were found throughout the reserve by GFF wildlife rangers tracking the poachers. The poachers came from Cameroon.

 

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Law enforcement officials brush up on African wildlife crime investigating skills

Brazzaville-Republic of Congo, 28 July- 1st August 2019. Two multi-institutional capacity building workshops on investigations into wildlife crimes were held for law enforcement officers at the Mikhael’s Hotel.

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OCFSA and Lusaka Agreement close ranks to fight wildlife crime in Central Africa

Signing of MoU (Collaboration Agreement) OCFSA- Luska Agreement on the sidelines of two multi-institutional capacity building workshops for law enforcement officials on wildlife crime investigation held from 28 July to  01 August 2019 in Brazzaville (Congo).

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JIPA 2019: REPALEAC promotes linguistic and cultural diversity among DRC’s indigenous pygmy populations

On the sidelines of the celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (JIPA 2019), the Indigenous Peoples’ Network for Forest Ecosystem Management (REPALEF) held a press briefing on 9 August 2019 in the Arche Room in Kinshasa, Gombe The main item on the agenda was the launch of the month’s activities focusing on indigenous peoples’ across the DRC.

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COMIFAC Guidelines on monitoring forest-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): document drafting underway

Douala, Cameroon, 24-25 July 2019: The sub-region’s experts met to review the content and form of the COMIFAC Guide on monitoring forest-related Sustainable Development Goals.

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CBFP News Archive

2019

GEF Newsletter | June 2019
The Cafi Dialogues
Forest Watch April 2019
Forest Watch March 2019