WILDLIFE MONITORING IN GNAP

Why is it important to monitor wildlife? How are wildlife sightings recorded? What are direct and indirect observations? Read the article on monitoring GNAP priority species here and discover our collaboration with EarthRanger  Remote sensing is crucial to monitoring priority species, such as buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and elephant, in the Gilé National Park (GNAP), knowing positions, […]

GNAP supports training and internship opportunities with universities and research centers and contributes to the transformation of the conservation field in Mozambique

GNAP and Leadership Program for Conservation in Mozambique Liliana, 24 years old, graduated in Geography with specialization in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, is part of the group of interns of the 3rd edition of the Leadership Program for Conservation in Mozambique (Programa de Liderança para Conservação de Moçambique, PLCM) funded by BIOFUND in partnership with […]

WORLD WILDLIFE DAY 2022

“Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration” is the theme of World Wildlife Day 2022. What are key species? Key species are all species (animal, plant or fungal) that have a strong impact in their territory, based on their numbers. Key species therefore play a stabilizing role in ecosystems. Like many other protected areas in Mozambique, Gilé […]

BIOFUND found the first team of researchers that will initiate applied research activities in GNAP under the PROMOVE-Biodiversidade Program

Through an open competition launched in October 2021, the Biodiversity Conservation Foundation (BIOFUND), in collaboration with the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC) and Gilé National Park (GNAP), found the first team of researchers that will initiate applied research activities in GNAP under the PROMOVE Biodiversidade Program, funded by the European Union and an integral […]

GNAP carried out GPS collaring operation on 2 elephants and 1 buffalo

In October GNAP carried out GPS collaring operation on 2 elephants and 1 buffalo. The operation was managed with the support of veterinarian João Almeida from Mozambique Wildlife Alliance and pilot Peter Perlstein from Wildlife Helicopters Mozambique. A total of 2 days and approximately 16 hours of flight time were spent. The team captured a […]

Mozambique becomes the first country to receive, from the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), Emission Reduction Payments from Deforestation and Forest Degradation

Mozambique is the first country to receive results-based payments for reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. The payment of approximately USD 6.4 million for reducing 1.28 million tons of carbon emissions is the first to be made by the Forest Carbon Partnership Fund (FCPF), a program that aims to reduce deforestation and land degradation […]

País recebe primeiros créditos pela redução de emissões de CO2

A REDUÇÃO emissões de dióxido de carbono na província da Zambézia irá render a Moçambique os primeiros créditos no mundo, através de um fundo destinado a compensar os países que lutam por esta causa. A iniciativa é da Parceria para o Carbono Florestal (FCPF, na sigla em inglês) e é financiada pelo Banco Mundial.A diminuição […]