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Reserva Natural Integral do Ilhéu dos Pássaros

Name of organisation:

Instituto Nacionl da Biodiversdade e Áreas de Conservação

Funding support:

Wadden Sea, Wetlands International

Number of staff:

3

Number of visitors per year:

1200

Overall aims of the centre:

Consciencialisation environnementale sur les enjeux de conservation des zones humides

Vital statistics:

– 1.7km2
– Mangroves, lagoons

Main CEPA work areas:

The communication strategy is essentially based on raising awareness among students. We organize discovery trips with several schools and universities in the country

Top three successes:

  •  Construction of a bird observatory
  • Realisation of continuous contacts
  • Integration of the local population into the project for the conservation of migratory sites

Top three challenges:

  • Maintain the current level
  • Recruit 2 more employees
  • Increase site traffic

Interpretation techniques:

Creation of signs/information on site, Production of written documents, Development of natural trails

Visitor centres:

Habitat management/creation

Participation:

Initiatives with the local community

Education et communication:

Adult education, Working with primary schools, working with schools

Address:

Centralidade do Kilamba, Q11, inbac@gmail.com,

00244917390225

 

 

 

 

 

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