The SCIONA Information Truthful, a primary of its sort in Namibia, is slated to happen from 13 to 15 April within the Kunene area.
The data honest is a serious occasion below the EU-funded SCIONA mission, titled: “Co-designing conservation applied sciences for Iona-Skeleton Coast Transfrontier Conservation Space”.
The honest can have actions reminiscent of walkshops, that are community-led river and ethnobotanical walks, workshops and trainings of abilities and competencies associated to pure useful resource conservation and educational shows.
It goals to carry collectively neighborhood members, researchers, park managers, rangers, authorities departments and non-governmental organisations in a typical house that they’ll share data on learn how to realise sustainable ecosystem administration.
This platform will permit for the showcasing of analysis to communities, who will, in flip, give suggestions from an indigenous data perspective. The idea was impressed by the eBario Information Truthful, which is a bi-annual occasion held within the rainforest of Borneo in South East Asia.
To date, Namibia has efficiently applied community-based pure useful resource conservation with established strategies of joint information assortment. Indigenous data is vital for biodiversity conservation and the change of this information is important to enhance ecosystem administration.
An interdisciplinary analysis workforce from the Namibia College Science and Know-how and affiliated scientists have collaborated with Namibian and Angolan conservancies for this initiative.