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The SWM Programme in Guyana is working towards engaging and effective environmental education!

18 April 2022

Did you know that the SWM Programme in Guyana is supporting six wildlife clubs by helping its members develop environmental stewardship skills while promoting their personal and social development? Read the Wildlife clubs of North Rupununi involved in sustainable wildlife management ...
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The SWM Programme in Guyana is working towards engaging and effective environmental education!

18 April 2022

Did you know that the SWM Programme in Guyana is supporting six wildlife clubs by helping its members develop environmental stewardship skills while promoting their personal and social development? Read the Wildlife clubs of North Rupununi involved in sustainable wildlife management brochure. 

Did you also know that Wapichan Wiizi is home to many species of fish and wildlife, some of which are rare or threatened globally, like the red siskin, giant anteater, yellow-spotted river turtle and black curassow? Read the Wildlife use in Wapichan Wiizi brochure

Were you aware that along the Rupununi River, the SWM Programme is supporting the turtle conservation programme which concerns 18 sand beaches?  Read the Yellow-spotted river turtle conservation programme along the Rupununi river brochure.

Find out more about the many community-driven initiatives the SWM Programme in Guyana is supporting to improve food security and preserve traditional livelihoods on the SWM Guyana webpage!

Community-led initiative to sustainably manage fish in the North Rupununi, Guyana (French below)

7 November 2021

In 2018, with support from the Sustainable Wildlife Management Programme and in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries of Guyana, the North Rupununi District Development Board started piloting the first inland fisheries management plan, with the active participation of both community leaders and community members. Find out more about this community-led initiative aimed at managing fish resources in a sustainable manner! Facts and figures...
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Community-led initiative to sustainably manage fish in the North Rupununi, Guyana (French below)

7 November 2021

In 2018, with support from the Sustainable Wildlife Management Programme and in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries of Guyana, the North Rupununi District Development Board started piloting the first inland fisheries management plan, with the active participation of both community leaders and community members.

Find out more about this community-led initiative aimed at managing fish resources in a sustainable manner!

Facts and figures from inland fisheries in North Rupununi: https://www.fao.org/3/cb6659en/cb6659en.pdf

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En 2018, avec le soutien du Programme de gestion durable de la faune sauvage (SWM Programme) et en collaboration avec le Ministère de l'Agriculture et le Département de la Pêche du Guyana, le Conseil de développement du district du Rupununi du Nord a commencé à piloter le premier plan de gestion de la pêche intérieure, avec la participation active des dirigeants et des membres de la communauté.

Apprenez-en davantage sur cette initiative communautaire visant à gérer la pêche de manière durable!

Faits et chiffres sur la pêche intérieure dans le Rupununi du Nord (disponible en anglais seulement): https://www.fao.org/3/cb6659en/cb6659en.pdf

How are traditional arrows being made in Guyana? (French below)

23 August 2021

Have you ever wondered if traditional arrows are still being used and how they are made? In this training video, Clinfton Laurindo, hunter and five-time Amerindian Heritage Archery Champion presents the steps and materials needed to make an arrow according to the Guyanese traditions. This video is part of the SWM Programme efforts to capture and share traditional knowledge in the countries where we are working. Find out more: Watch the video...
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How are traditional arrows being made in Guyana? (French below)

23 August 2021

Have you ever wondered if traditional arrows are still being used and how they are made? In this training video, Clinfton Laurindo, hunter and five-time Amerindian Heritage Archery Champion presents the steps and materials needed to make an arrow according to the Guyanese traditions. This video is part of the SWM Programme efforts to capture and share traditional knowledge in the countries where we are working.

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Vous êtes-vous déjà demandé si les flèches traditionnelles sont encore utilisées et comment elles sont fabriquées? Dans cette vidéo de formation, Clinfton Laurindo, chasseur et cinq fois champion de tir à l'arc du patrimoine amérindien, présente les étapes et les matériaux nécessaires pour fabriquer une flèche selon les traditions guyanaises. Cette vidéo s'inscrit dans le cadre des efforts déployés par le SWM Programme pour partager les connaissances traditionnelles dans les pays où nous travaillons.

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Empowering women means empowering communities (French below)

21 July 2021

Discover the story of Michelle Kenyon who works with the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme in Guyana. The SWM Programme in Guyana is encouraging coordinated community-driven initiatives that support food security and traditional livelihoods. One of the major objectives is also to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment through all the programme activities. As the gender focal point of the SWM Programme in Guyana, Michelle is ensuring that these aspects permeate...
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Empowering women means empowering communities (French below)

21 July 2021

Discover the story of Michelle Kenyon who works with the Sustainable Wildlife Management (SWM) Programme in Guyana.  The SWM Programme in Guyana is encouraging coordinated community-driven initiatives that support food security and traditional livelihoods. One of the major objectives is also to improve gender equality and women’s empowerment through all the programme activities. As the gender focal point of the SWM Programme in Guyana, Michelle is ensuring that these aspects permeate everything she does!

Find out more about Michelle’s work here: https://bit.ly/36Pzsub

Learn more about the SWM Programme activities in Guyana here: https://swm-programme.info/web/guest/country-guyana

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Découvrez l'histoire de Michelle Kenyon, qui travaille avec le Programme de gestion durable de la faune sauvage (SWM Programme) au Guyana.  Le SWM Programme au Guyana encourage les initiatives communautaires coordonnées qui soutiennent la sécurité alimentaire et les moyens de subsistance traditionnels. L'un des principaux objectifs du programme est également d'améliorer l'égalité des sexes et l'autonomisation des femmes à travers toutes les activités du programme. En tant que point focal du SWM Programme pour le questions du genre en Guyana, Michelle veille à ce que ces aspects imprègnent tout ce qu’elle fait!

Apprenez-en plus sur le travail de Michelle ici (en anglais): https://bit.ly/36Pzsub

Découvrez les activités du SWM Programme au Guyana ici: https://swm-programme.info/web/guest/country-guyana