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Arrived in Tanzania

January 18, 2017

Our two Coop students from the University of Victoria, Alex Papp [left] and Justine Cowitz [left centre], have now arrived in Dar es Salaam and met up with our volunteers Penina Mairo [right centre] and Vaileth Mashauri [right].  There are logistics to work out but they all look happy regardless!  We wish them well in the upcoming adventure.



PECC story posted with CCRN

December 21, 2016

Our community story for the Saadani area has now been posted on the CCRN website.  Similar stories highlighting the work of researchers and local organizations in the various study areas of the network from around the world are posted there.

Fostering Long Term Sustainability of Community Based Conservation and Development

PECC review article

December 19, 2016

Director Bruce Downie has published an article in the IUCN journal Policy Matters which reviews our PECC case study.  Follow the link below to the journal.  His articel is Chapter 7 – pages 66-80.

Policy Matters – Issue 20; September 2016

A new Masters of Resource Management

August 25, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to one of our volunteers Beatrice Simon who has recently completed her Masters degree at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway!  Beatrice volunteered with the Kesho Trust first doing a community profile report for our partner SWEAT in Kiteto District and then worked with our PECC project in the Saadani area.  Her thesis is linked to that volunteer work and is entitled: Impacts of Protected Areas on Local Livelihood: A Case Study of Saadani National Park.  Beatrice is profiled on our volunteer page at:  Beatrice.  We have also posted her thesis on our website at: Beatrice’s thesis.

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