Nouabalé-Ndoki cMonthly update JUNE 2018

 

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Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

 



I am pleased to annonce the official launch of the inception phase of the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWiM) project in Congo, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by a consortium including FAO, CIRAD, CIFOR and WCS. This project plans to develop a replicable model of sustainable community management of hunting activities in forestry concessions.

 



Another highlight of last month has been the great ape parasitology workshop organized by Goualougo Triangle Ape Project that was held in Bomassa. The workshop was led by renowned primate parasitologist Dr Tom Gillespie (Emory University, USA). Trainees included staff from 5 great ape research sites from around the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic. Training was done on sampling techniques, ape dung sample preparation, microscope manipulation, parasite ecology, and parasite identification. Opportunities for cross-site support and collaboration, and potential research questions were extensively discussed.

 

Enjoy reading this edition of NNNP's newsletter and have a good weekend,

 

Eric ARNHEM, Ph.D.

Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park Director

 

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