The radio system in GNAP is up and running!

 The Gilé National Park teams and their service provider have just finished installing 5 radio antennas (digital VF radio with GPS tracking). Real-time communication is now possible throughout the Park. “The entire territory is covered and an operations control centre in Musseia allows us to monitor teams on mission in the field in real time”, […]

Filming for channel Seasons in GNAP

From 26 August to 11 September 23, Xavier Gasselin and Emmanuel Michard filmed a report on GNAP for Canal+ , Seasons channel /myCANAL Filming included a tour of the national park, anti-poaching patrols with rangers, visits to community programmes, participation in the capture of an elephant for a collar change and much more. “Your teams […]

Preparations for the translocation of 200 buffaloes in GNAP is underway

On 18, 19 and 20 of May, Gilé National Park has been busy preparing for one of the most important operations of the year: the translocation of 200 buffaloes from the Marromeu National Reserve to Gilé National Park. The operation is foreseen between August and September and will take a 26-hour journey by truck. The recent […]

Roads leading to Gilé damaged by Hurricane Freddy

Are the roads to Gilé still passable? This is the problem that the teams of the Gilé National Park have to deal with after the passage of this extraordinary cyclone. ″The Park was spared, but there are still concerns about the road infrastructure. Roads were cut for several days with staff blocked between the Park […]

NTFPs

Fondation François Sommer NEWS #repost Agence Française de Développement validou em Dezembro o relatório intercalar do projeto Produtos Florestais Não Madeireiros. Trata-se de um projeto de desenvolvimento dos setores económicos locais do mel, cogumelos e caracóis, nas imediações e no PNAG. “Esta é uma etapa importante, um procedimento bastante complicado com a AFD e a […]

EARTHRANGER TRAINING IN GILÉ NATIONAL PARK

EarthRanger training in Gilé National Park In November, GNAP hosted Cécile Merel, project officer of the Fondation François Sommer, who held a training on the use of the EarthRanger system for all park rangers. EarthRanger is a mapping system that supports the strategic management of biodiversity conservation in real time. ?The training took place at […]

GNAP LAW ENFORCEMENT DEPARTMENT

GNAP Law Enforcement Department What does the Law Enforcement Department  do in GNAP? The main issues related to the conservation of the park are poaching, illegal logging, illegal mining and Human / Wildlife conflict around the protected area and its Buffer Zone. GNAP is also mitigating agriguture and encroachment threats within the park. Patrols are the […]

WHAT ARE NTFPs?

???What are NTFPs? Non Timber Forest Products: any product other timber that is produced naturally in forests and can be harvested for human use without destroying the environment. These are food and non-food products. The main NTFPs present in the GNAP area are: honey, mushrooms, caterpillars, leaves, straw, rope, termite, snail, bamboo. Do you know […]