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Training for Doctoral Students Studying Natural Ecosystems in Madagascar
Grantee Name: 
L'Ecole Doctorale Ecosystèmes Naturels
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$4,931
DATES
Feb 2019
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Apr 2020
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$4,931
DATES
Feb 2019
-
Apr 2020

Provide graduates of University of Mahajanga an opportunity to prepare their thesis and to have access to practical internships on the ground and exchanges of experience with the park managers. Provide training on the importance of adopting fire management strategies to local community agents: communal leaders, fokontany leaders and villagers.
In addition, community agents will be supported to be active managers in firefighting.

Strategic Direction: 1 Empower local communities to protect and manage biodiversity in priority key biodiversity areas.