Initially shown in Maputo in 2015 , in a ceremony presided over by His Excellency the President of Mozambique, in Maputo, the BIOFUND Biodiversity Exhibition was transformed into an itinerant program, so that the first systematic survey of our natural heritage would also be appreciated in other capitals of the country.
BIOFUND held a visit to the Southern African Wildlife College in Hoedspruit (South Africa) from 16-18 January. The exploratory visit gathered information on the range of training courses offered by SAWC, mainly short and long-term courses related to biodiversity conservation. The two institutions discussed possible collaboration / partnership platforms for training staff from national conservation area system, youth conservationists and general public.
After Maputo (in 2015), Gaza (2016), Zambézia (2017) and Inhambane (2018), BIOFUND brings to Manica, in August 2019, the Annual Biodiversity Exhibition: “A Cultura da Conservação e o Desenvolvimento Sustentável”!
The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Environmental Funds (RedLAC) met from 27 October to 1 November 2018 in Santa Cruz de La Sierra city in Bolivia, at its 20th Annual Assembly with the theme of Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development.
A training program on Ecological Impact Assessment, Environmental Management Plans and Monitoring was held between October and November 2018 to train technicians from various Government institutions and members from Mozambican Environmental Impact Assessment Association – AMAIA in international best practices on Ecological Impact Assessment and application of the mitigation hierarchy, and environmental management plans.
Consortium of African Funds for Environment (CAFE) met on September 3 - 7, 2018, in Kasane, Botswana, at its 8th session on "Climate change and finance".
During the 4th Biodiversity Exhibition held in Inhambane from 3 - 12 August 2018, entitled "A Culture of Conservation and Sustainable Development", BIOFUND organized three days of environmental education for students from schools around the Conservation Areas of Inhambane.
The 4th edition of the Biodiversity Exhibition in Mozambique, organized by BIOFUND, was held in Inhambane from 3 to 12 August 2018. With a very positive balance, during these 10 days, the exhibition received more than 5 000 visitors!
Miguel Gonçalves, Park Warden of the Special Reserve of Maputo (SRM) and Partial Marine Reserve of Ponta do Ouro (PMRPO) - the Mozambique components of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation and Resource Area, received this month the African Ranger Award of 2018 a prestigious accolade presented by Paradise Foundation International and Alibaba Foundation.