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BIOFUND participates in the II Ocean Conference in Lisbon

BIOFUND participates in the II Ocean Conference in Lisbon

The 2nd United Nations Ocean Conference was held in Lisbon, from June 27 to July 1, 2022, under the motto: “Save the Oceans, Protect the Future”. Its main objective was to discuss ocean related matters, with a main focus on the issue of sustainability, as a way of leveraging the blue economy to improve the quality of the largest ecosystem on the planet and thus contribute to the well-being of people.
BIOFUND and Partners Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day with APAIPS Event

BIOFUND and Partners Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day with APAIPS Event

For World Sea Turtle Day, celebrated on June 16, the Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND) participated in an event organized by the Consortium led by Centro Terra Viva-Terra (CTV), to celebrate the marine biodiversity of Primeiras e Segundas Archipelago (APAIPS), a conservation area supported by the PROMOVE Biodiversidade Program, funded by the European Union and implemented by BIOFUND and ANAC.
Officially launched the second phase of COMBO+ Program and the products of CONNECT Project

Officially launched the second phase of COMBO+ Program and the products of CONNECT Project

On the 23rd of May, in Maputo, the official ceremony of the second phase of COMBO+ Program and the official launch of the products of CONNECT project (SIBMOZ, SGLA and Ficha Padrão) took place. The event was attended by over 230 people in a hybrid way (in person and virtual), launched by the Deputy Minister of Land and Environment, Fernando de Sousa, with the presence of representatives of the French Embassy and ​​USAID, among other project partners.
World Environment Day Celebrated under the Theme “Only One Earth”

World Environment Day Celebrated under the Theme “Only One Earth”

Today, June 5, 2022, we celebrate the World Environment Day under the theme “Only One Earth”, with focus on “sustainable living in harmony with nature”. The date was decreed by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and it has been celebrated every year since 1973.
Terrestrial and Marine Biodiversity in the Maputo Fortress

Terrestrial and Marine Biodiversity in the Maputo Fortress

The Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND) began, on 7 May 2022, an exhibition on the terrestrial and marine biodiversity of Mozambique, as part of the event celebrating Europe Week, organized by the European Union in the Maputo Fortress.
Sérgio Licumba: the young professional who innovated and led activities to promote biodiversity in the Banhine National Park

Sérgio Licumba: the young professional who innovated and led activities to promote biodiversity in the Banhine National Park

A história do Sérgio no sector da conservação começou em 2021 quando foi admitido para a 2ª edição de estágios pré-profissionais do Programa de Liderança para a Conservação de Moçambique (PLCM), um programa de treino e capacitação implementado pela Fundação para a Conservação da Biodiversidade – BIOFUND em coordenação com a Administração Nacional das Áreas de Conservação (ANAC).
PLCM celebrates International Day of Forests, by making young people aware of the importance of conserving forests

PLCM celebrates International Day of Forests, by making young people aware of the importance of conserving forests

On the occasion of the International Day of Forests, under the motto “Forest Restoration: a path for recovery and well-being”, the Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity (BIOFUND), through the Mozambique Conservation Leadership Programme (PLCM), in collaboration with the Portuguese School of Mozambique, through the United for the Environment Association (UPA), brought together about 100 secondary school students for a lecture of reflection on the importance of the forests.