IBA monitoring training for Ethiopia Site Support Groups a success!
By Venancia.Ndoo, Thu, 31/05/2012 - 14:20
Developing the capacity of local conservation groups in biodiversity monitoring is very critical in ensuring that a larger constituency of communities is contribute to IBA monitoring. A two-day IBA training for Abijata Shalla and Berga Site Support Groups (SSGs) was conducted at Abijata Shalla took place from 11 to 12 April 2012 at Abijata Shalla IBA. A total of 17 members of the two SSGs and one staff of the Abijata Shalla National Park attended the training. The training was organized jointly by the Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society and BirdLife International-Africa Secretariat. Mr. George Eshiamwata, of the BirdLife Africa secretariat was the lead training facilitator.