Our work in Africa to date has focused primarily upon training and coaching conservation professionals to help them build or strengthen their project design, management, and monitoring skills.
At the request of the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), FOS facilitated a proposal revision workshop for 2 WWF-Cameroon project teams in Yaoundé, Cameroon. During the workshop, Ebo Landscape and Jengi Forest project teams used the WWF Project and Programme Standards (WWF’s organizational equivalent of the Open Standards) framework and associated tools to rework their [...]
In 2008, FOS staff taught a 5-day course in adaptive management at Mweka College of Wildlife Management in Tanzania. This was part of the US Fish and Wildlife Service-funded MENTOR Fellowship post-graduate program on addressing bushmeat in eastern Africa. Since then, the 8 MENTOR fellows have completed the graduate program and continue to use the [...]
Illegal hunting for the bushmeat trade in Eastern Africa is becoming as formidable a direct threat to wildlife as it has historically been in Western and Central Africa. To combat this threat, the Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Wildlife Without Borders (WWB) program, and the College of African Wildlife Management [...]