Find out more about the Mucheni community conservancy in Zimbabwe (French below)

Do you know what a community conservancy is?

On the SWM Programme site in Zimababwe, the Mucheni community conservancy objective is to support socio-economic development of the communities through sustainable utilisation of natural resources and agricultural development.  It is set to empower the local community to play a more central role in the management and decision-making of various conservation-based enterprises.

The SWM Programme is working with traditional chiefs, local communities and government authorities to establish a Mucheni Community.

Read the Mucheni community conservancy profile to find out more: http://www.fao.org/3/cb6257en/cb6257en.pdf

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Connaissez-vous les aires de conservation communautaires?

Sur le site du SWM Programme au Zimbabwe, l'objectif de l’aire de conservation communautaire de Mucheni est de soutenir le développement socio-économique des communautés par l'utilisation durable des ressources naturelles et le développement agricole.  Il s'agit de donner à la communauté locale les moyens de jouer un rôle plus central dans la gestion et la prise de décision de diverses entreprises basées sur la conservation.

Le SWM Programme collabore avec les chefs traditionnels, les communautés locales et les autorités gouvernementales pour établir cette aire de conservation communautaire.

Lisez le profil de l'aire de conservation communautaire de Mucheni pour en savoir plus (disponible en anglais): http://www.fao.org/3/cb6257en/cb6257en.pdf

Discover the remarkable work of the Wildlife Clubs of North Rupununi

11 November 2022

Giant river otters, anteaters and red siskins are some of the incredible animals found in the North Rupununi. This video presents the work of six young wildlife clubs that have been established in the region. The clubs are supported by the North Rupununi District Development Board, with support from the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme. Watch the video...
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Discover the remarkable work of the Wildlife Clubs of North Rupununi

11 November 2022

Giant river otters, anteaters and red siskins are some of the incredible animals found in the North Rupununi. This video presents the work of six young wildlife clubs that have been established in the region. The clubs are supported by the North Rupununi District Development Board, with support from the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme.

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mVbIylXbHQ

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Join the RESSOURCE Project side-event at the 14th Meeting of the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands

9 November 2022

TODAY 19.45 (UCT+1): Join the RESSOURCE Project at the 4th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) The Sahelian Wetlands Site of the SWM Programme, the RESSOURCE Project, will hold a side-event at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14)...
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Join the RESSOURCE Project side-event at the 14th Meeting of the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands

9 November 2022

TODAY 19.45 (UCT+1): Join the RESSOURCE Project at the 4th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14)

The Sahelian Wetlands Site of the SWM Programme, the RESSOURCE Project, will hold a side-event at the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP14) (https://contacts.ramsar.org/participant/sideevent/details/51035 ), later today Wednesday 9 November 2022, at 19:45 – 20:45 (UTC+1)

As this event will be in hybrid format, you will have the chance to hear first-hand from the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), European Union and RESSOURCE Project partners about the project impacts and activities.

It is an exceptional opportunity to find out more about the waterlily initiative in the Senegal delta, the designation process of the fourth Sudanese Ramsar site and the Massive Open Online Course on African waterbirds and wetland.

Join us by clicking on the Zoom link below: 

 

 

Latest publication: Facts and figures from fish stocks in North Rupununi 2020-2021

5 November 2022

The Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programe in Guyana has just released the engaging publication Facts and figures from fish stocks in North Rupununi 2020-2021. The North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB) started piloting an inland Fisheries Management Plan in Guyana in 2018, which is a collaboration with local communities and the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries. The field surveys aimed at monitoring changes in the number and...
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Latest publication: Facts and figures from fish stocks in North Rupununi 2020-2021

5 November 2022

The Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programe in Guyana has just released the engaging publication Facts and figures from fish stocks in North Rupununi 2020-2021.

The North Rupununi District Development Board (NRDDB) started piloting an inland Fisheries Management Plan in Guyana in 2018, which is a collaboration with local communities and the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries.

The field surveys aimed at monitoring changes in the number and size of arapaima (Arapaima arapaima) and other common fish species and was designed to support quantitative state assessments for target fish populations in lakes and rivers.

Curious to know how were local communities involved? Or how do the fish surveys work? Perhaps you would like to find out more about the challenges, findings and plans for the future? You can find all these answers on the link below!

Facts and figures from fish stocks in North Rupununi 2020-2021: https://bit.ly/3FaDMXw

 

 

Working with communities for sustainable poultry and fish farming in Madagascar

21 October 2022

ENGLISH BELOW À Madagascar, le SWM Programme encourage une exploitation durable de la faune sauvage non-protégée et une augmentation de l’offre en protéines alternatives pour remplacer la consommation de viande de brousse. Le projet vise à assurer la sécurité alimentaire des communautés locales, tout en préservant les espèces endémiques. Deux publications ont été développées afin d’aider les communautés rurales situées dans les sites du SWM Programme à...
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Working with communities for sustainable poultry and fish farming in Madagascar

21 October 2022

ENGLISH BELOW

À Madagascar, le SWM Programme encourage une exploitation durable de la faune sauvage non-protégée et une augmentation de l’offre en protéines alternatives pour remplacer la consommation de viande de brousse. Le projet vise à assurer la sécurité alimentaire des communautés locales, tout en préservant les espèces endémiques.

Deux publications ont été développées afin d’aider les communautés rurales situées dans les sites du SWM Programme à accroître l’offre en viandes et poissons d’élevage produits de manière durable.

Découvrez-les ci-dessous!

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In Madagascar, the SWM Programme is promoting sustainable use of non-protected wildlife species and an increase in the supply of alternative proteins to replace wild meat consumption. The project aims to ensure food security for local communities, while at the same time conserving endemic species.

Two publications have been developed to help rural communities in the SWM Programme sites in Madagascar increasing the supply of sustainably produced meat products and farmed fish.

Have a look below!

Fascicule de formation sur l’aviculture familiale améliorée - Méthodes d’amélioration de l’élevage des poulets de race locale : https://bit.ly/3gtY8QT

Guide pratique de la pisciculture et de la rizipisciculture : https://bit.ly/3sdfKmH