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PLCM interns acquire experience in Forestry Inventory in Zambézia province

PLCM interns acquire experience in Forestry Inventory in Zambézia province

Interns of the Mozambique Conservation Leadership Programme (PLCM), allocated to the National Forestry Directorate (DINAF), have been undertaking, since 15 August 2021, the integrated Forestry Inventory of Forestry Compartments (CF) in Forestry Management Units (UMF) in Mocuba and Lugela districts, Zambézia province, during 4 weeks.
PLCM interns take part in the moving rescue of a lion in game reserve 11

PLCM interns take part in the moving rescue of a lion in game reserve 11

Pride and a sense of mission accomplished characterised the young interns who took part, for the first time, in a mission to rescue an animal. It was not just any animal – we are talking about the king of the jungle, who fell into a trap laid by poachers.
Gorongosa National Park receives PLCM interns

Gorongosa National Park receives PLCM interns

Two interns from the Mozambique Conservation Leadership Programme PLCM) have been taking part in Environmental Education activities since 15 August in Gorongosa National Park.
Ranger of the year 2021- António Soze Fombe: “To be a ranger is to give one’s life for the good of conservation without expecting immediate results”

Ranger of the year 2021- António Soze Fombe: “To be a ranger is to give one’s life for the good of conservation without expecting immediate results”

35 year old António has been a ranger for 14 years, and he has worked in the Niassa Special Reserve (REN) for the past 8 years. His work at REN has been marked by leadership in the fight against poachers from Tanzania.
Professionals of the Conservation Areas take part in a course for tourist guides in South Africa

Professionals of the Conservation Areas take part in a course for tourist guides in South Africa

This is a capacity building exercise under objective 1 of the Mozambique Conservation Leadership Programme (PLCM), which seeks to strengthen the skills of the professionals of the National System of Conservation Areas (SNAC). It is taking place in the Southern Africa Wildlife College, in South Africa, and lasts for two (2) months.
BIOFUND committed to building a new generation of conservation leaders

BIOFUND committed to building a new generation of conservation leaders

The new Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND), Narciso Matos, in early August accompanied the activities of the interns of the Mozambique Conservation Leadership Programme (PLCM) in Luwire, in the Niassa Special Reserve.
BIOFUND and partners carry out studies on the charcoal value chain in the Licuáti Forest Reserve and Surrounding Area

BIOFUND and partners carry out studies on the charcoal value chain in the Licuáti Forest Reserve and Surrounding Area

The Foundation for Biodiversity Conservation (BIOFUND), in the framework of Biodiversity Offset Program, implemented with the financial support of the World Bank/Project MozBio2 and UNDP/BIOSFAC in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the National Directorate Environment (DINAB) and the National Directorate of Forests (DINAF), is implementing pilot projects to improve habitats of Maputo Special Reserve (REM) and in the Licuáti Forest Reserve (RFL), both recently declared as Key Biodiversity Areas ( KBAs) or Important Biodiversity Areas at global level. These projects aim to test the technical and financial feasibility of biodiversity offsets in Conservation Areas and in Forest Reserves in Mozambique.