May 11, 2018 is the International Day of Migratory Birds. This day is an opportunity to summon governments, organizations and individuals to save and conserve endangered species such as some migratory bird species. Currently more than 1,200 migratory birds are in danger of extinction.
Consult here the brochure with tourist information about the Maputo Special Reserve and the Partial Marine Reserve of Ponta do Ouro.
BIOFUND will hold its 6th General Assembly, as well as a discussion forum on Harmonizing Biodiversity Development and Conservation in Mozambique, and will focus on the analysis of the economic growth associated with the extractive industry in Mozambique in the last decade versus impacts on the conservation of biodiversity.
Mozambique currently has a population of hippos estimated at just over 7,000 animals, according to a recent aerial census commissioned by the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC), funded by the World Bank through the MozBio project.
A team from BIOFUND was in April 2018 at Chimanimani National Reserve, in Manica province, in a group visit with representatives of various partnerships on conservation (FNDS, ANAC, DNDR, World Bank, FFI, Carr Foundation and PPF). The main objective of this visit was to help defining and prioritizing main actions for Mozbio 2 activities. There was good understanding and engagement of the various working groups from all institutions.
Get to know a little more of some of the most beautiful landscapes of Mozambique from the videos available on the website of the National Administration of Conservation Areas
Earth Hour is a WWF initiative that began in 2007 in the city of Sydney, Australia, when about 2 million people and more than 2,000 companies turned off the lights for an hour as a form of positioning against the global warming and climate change! This global sustainability movement has grown to include 7,000 cities in 172 countries of which Mozambique is a part - showing support for this cause by symbolically switching off their lights for an hour.
The 3rd National Meeting about the study on Co-management Models in the Conservation Areas of Mozambique took place in Maputo on February 2018 and the final products of the consultancy were presented
The Foundation for the Conservation of Biodiversity – BIOFUND just received from the German Government through KfW, a donation of 9 million euros for the endowment fund.
The photographic exhibition “Biodiversidade de Moçambique (Biodiversidade Daqui)” [“Biodiversity of Mozambique (Our Biodiversity)] is open to the public, from 8 to 15 December in the auditorium of the head office of the Commercial and Investment Bank (BCI).