On the first day, there were more than 400 visitors, including 4 primary schools and 1 secondary school. As a complement to this event, a forum was started yesterday under the theme “The Current State of Biodiversity in the Province of Zambezia”, preceded by the official ceremony presided by His Excellency the Governor of the Province, with an audience of more than 200 participants, including members of government, partners, NGOs, civil society and students. The Forum presented the principal initiatives in the province and the mechanisms of coordination and knowledge sharing, with a lively discussion about the problem of itinerant agriculture and biomass fuels which contribute to deforestation.
Inauguration of the Multimedia Exhibition on Biodiversity
This is the 3rd edition of BIOFUND’s travelling exhibition, realized this year in partnership with the Pedagogic University (UP), the Provincial Government of Zambezia, the University Foundation for Development of Education (FUNDE), the Ministry of Education and Human Development and the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), with sponsorship from the World Bank’s, MozBio project, FNDS, the SUSTENTA project, and the European Union.
Today (18th October), the Forum will continue, highlighting the “Public Consultation on the future program of biodiversity support by the European Union” as well as the theme of “Biodiversity and Conservation in Zambezia Province”.