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Closing workshop of the 1st edition of the PLCM’s programme of pre-professional internships

Closing workshop of the 1st edition of the PLCM’s programme of pre-professional internships

Organised by the Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND), in partnership with the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), the workshop was held in a virtual format on 2 March 2021 and counted on the participation of all the interns of the Programme for Conservation Leadership of Mozambique (PLCM).
AFD and BIOFUND launch resilience project for the mangrove ecosystems in the Zambezi Delta and a Fund to mitigate the effects of climate disasters on Conservation Areas

AFD and BIOFUND launch resilience project for the mangrove ecosystems in the Zambezi Delta and a Fund to mitigate the effects of climate disasters on Conservation Areas

To this end, on the morning of Wednesday 3 March, a financing agreement was signed between the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND) for the project designated ECO-DRR.
Committee set up to accompany the Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development Project in Chimanimani

Committee set up to accompany the Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development Project in Chimanimani

The Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND), the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), the French Development Agency (AFD), Fauna and Flora International (FFI), the MICAIA Foundation, the Chimanimani National Park (PNC) and the National Sustainable Development Fund (FNDS), through the MozBio II Project, on 11 February 2021, held the first meeting of the Steering Committee of the Chimanimani Biodiversity Conservation and Community Development Project, abbreviated as the Chimanimani Project.
Our Biodiversity: Sampling of Exclusive Species in the Banhine National Park

Our Biodiversity: Sampling of Exclusive Species in the Banhine National Park

With the onset of the rainy season in the Banhine National Park (PNB), a team of biologists consisting of two interns from the Programme of Leadership Conservation in Mozambique (PLCM), Golden Benedito Joaquim, with a licentiate degree in Biological Sciences, and Euderico Manjama, with a licentiate degree in Marine, Aquatic and Coastal Biology, are undertaking a sampling of aquatic species and birds predominant in that Conservation Area.
Emergency BIO-Fund: Evolution and its impacts on the protection of biodiversity in Mozambique

Emergency BIO-Fund: Evolution and its impacts on the protection of biodiversity in Mozambique

In just the 5 months since its creation, the Emergency BIO-Fund Programme has already contributed to the protection of 12,695,911 hectares of biodiversity in 24 of the country’s Conservation Areas, through support in paying the wages of over 958 Rangers. 11 of these are publicly managed areas, 11 are under private management and two are under community management.
WORLD WETLANDS DAY: Water, wetlands and life are inseparable

WORLD WETLANDS DAY: Water, wetlands and life are inseparable

Decreed in 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar, 2 February marks the international celebration of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands, or simply the Ramsar Convention. This is a convention that seeks to promote international cooperation and encourage actions for rational and sustainable management of the wetlands for the maintenance of the life of humanity and of biodiversity.
Diocórcia Chaguala – Mother, wife and heroine of biodiversity

Diocórcia Chaguala – Mother, wife and heroine of biodiversity

Diocórcia is one of the few women in the Limpopo National Park (PNL) who works in the inspection sector. She has been working there for 12 years. She always dreamed of working in the conservation area, and this dream came true in 2008, when she entered the PNL, as a ranger.