Pathways Africa (Namibia) will include a one-week training workshop (3-day hands-on training/3-day emersion course) Jan. 6th – 11th 2018 for early and mid-career field staff at the Safari Hotel in Windhoek, Namibia. This capacity building training will provide a unique and valuable opportunity for practitioners to exchange ideas and build their human dimensions tool box. Training participants will attend skill building sessions focused on community-based conservation and monitoring, education, human-wildlife conflict mitigation, communication, and more. The hands-on portion will be immediately followed by the Pathways Africa Conference (Jan. 9th – 11th 2018), which at which trainees will have the opportunity to present. These interactions will provide them with excellent examples of the breadth and depth of human dimensions research and application as well as networking opportunities
Financial Support: In order to achieve the goal of reaching early and mid-career field staff, Pathways will be offering scholarships to support a select group of eligible participants. This includes all onsite costs (registration, lodging, and meals) as well as a travel allowance (for some this will cover travel for others it will off-set part of the cost). In order to qualify for a scholarship, you must demonstrate financial need.
The training will be taught in English and all trainees should be proficient in the English language. For this reason, all application submissions must be written in English.
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
Applicant must have worked in wildlife or fisheries conservation/management for 15 years or lessApplicant must spend at least 50% of work hours in the field working with local people or tourists and wildlife/on issues related to wildlife or fisheriesApplicant must live, work, and be a citizen of an African countryApplicant must be proficient in the English languageApplicant must demonstrate financial need
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