Capacity Building for Conservation

An international exchange of opportunity & best practice, Villa de Leyva, Colombia, 12-15 February 2013
When 12 Feb, 2013 12:00 AM to
15 Feb, 2013 12:00 AM
Where Villa de Leyva, Colombia
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This conference will bring together an international field of conservation practitioners, scientists, educationalists and professional training providers in order to...

  • Describe key practitioner needs in conservation capacity (skills, tools, knowledge) as well as common or unique issues in different global regions.
  • Identify the main barriers preventing conservation organisations building their required capacity.
  • List current gaps in conservation training and educational provision.
  • Develop solutions to the core problems associated with developing and maintaining the skills and knowledge capacity to undertake effective conservation action.
  • Review methods to evaluate the effectiveness and stainability of capacity building actions
  • Strategically link the above training and education solutions to local, national and regional capacity building strategies.
  • Exchange and learn from successful case studies of capacity building and education initiatives at local, national and regional scales.
  • Participate part in workshops demonstrating new and upcoming conservation tools and techniques.
  • Build links, partnerships and networks with conservation practitioners, professional training providers and relevant elements of the tertiary education community.


The event also features a series of training workshops.


Who should Attend ?

  • Conservation practitioners from NGO and private sector organisations
  • Government agencies and departments
  • Private sector trainers (professional development)
  • Tertiary and further education providers
  • Academics, researchers and students


Further details

See the conference website. The total cost of the conference is US$ 100 for full delegates, US$ 70 for student delegates and US$ 50 for delegates from developing countries.

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