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Entries for July 2023

First edition of the Marine Biodiversity Conference

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(July 31, 2023) The first Marine Biodiversity Conference was held on 27 and 28 July 2023 in Maputo, at the Sea Museum, and tit also included an exhibition lasted till 2 August. This event is integrated in the Blue Future Project that is implemented in Mozambique by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners (ADPP, AMA, UEM, BIOFUND, ProAzul and InoM). The opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, LĂ­dia Cardoso, and the implementing partners of the Blue Futu...


Niassa Special Reserve prepares to mitigate the effects of uncontrolled burning

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(July 11, 2023) Recent studies, carried out by MICOA, GTZ - PRODER, reveal that uncontrolled fires in Mozambique are responsible for the devastation of about 30 million hectares (ha) per year and the main causes of these fires are linked to human action, constituting 90% of the total fires carried out. The Niassa Special Reserve (NSR) has about 48 communities, where the vast majority are practitioners of itinerant agriculture, a practice characterised by deforestation and the use of fire. Aware of the ri...


COMBO+ trains technicians from the Ministry of Land and Environment in Monitoring and Post-Evaluation Plans

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(July 05, 2023) The COMBO+ Programme, led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in partnership with the Foundation for Biodiversity Conservation (BIOFUND) and the National Directorate for Environment (DINAB), held between 29 and 30 June 2023 in Maputo City, the training of technicians of the Ministry of Land and Environment (MTA) on the Monitoring and Post-Evaluation Plans in the context of Environmental Management and Biodiversity Offset Management Plans (BOMP) (Module 5), which was attended by 28 partici...




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