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Entries for October 2021

Mozambique supports São Tomé e Príncipe in their Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) National Assessment

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(October 20, 2021) Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) "are sites that contribute significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity in terrestrial, freshwater, marine and subterranean systems. They represent the most important sites for species and their habitats, and are identified at the national level using the Global Standard from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) established in 2016." Mozambique was one of the first countries worldwide to complete a comprehensive national ...

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Niassa Special Reserve receives World Food Porgramme mission

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(October 20, 2021) The World Food Programme is organizing this week an assessment mission in Mecula district inside the Niassa Special Reserve. This mission is leaded by Mr Pierre Lucas, Deputy Country Director of the United Nations World Food Programme in Mozambique, Mrs Julieth Perez from WFP Nutrition team and Mrs Alcenia Mondlhane, School Feeding specialist from WFP office in Nampula.     The objectif is to look at the possibility to expand WFP activities in Niassa province, with a focus...

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Niassa Special Reserve realizes Control Program for Domestic Dogs in Human Settlements

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(October 19, 2021) The Niassa Special Reserve (NSR) held the year 2021 canine vaccination campaign in the first half of October, which aims to partially minimize the impact of risk factors and disease risk management, particularly rabies and canine distemper virus at NSR. The analysis of the data collected between 2006 and 2008 (Branco, 2008) concluded that vaccination and awareness campaigns alone cannot control the flow and growth of domestic dog populations. It is therefore essential to consider taking ...

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CONDOLENCE MESSAGE FOR THE DEATH OF LARA MUAVES

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(October 18, 2021) It was great regret and consternation that the WCS Mozambique team learned of the tragic physical disappearance of their colleague, friend, companion in conservation battles, the young biologist LARA MUAVES, which occurred on 15 October 2021. This news, left us perplexed, trembling and powerless in the face of such a situation of injustice, which unfortunately we witnessed this week and, we are confident that, whoever is entitled, in due time, will clarify what happened and that justice will ...

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