Saturday, July 07, 2007

Wildlife conflict and biodiversity conservation consultancies

The Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks is soliciting expressions of interest for consultancies required for preparation of a World Bank/GEF supported project, Wildlife Conflict management and Biodiversity Conservation for Improved Rural Livelihoods. The project will be implemented in Botswana’s northern wetlands and related savannah ecosystems, and will focus on policy institutional reform as well as livelihood-enhancing community-driven activities to improve wildlife management and biodiversity conservation. Selected consultants will conduct three studies: institutional capacity assessment and strengthening, environmental and social assessment and preparation of an environmental and social management framework, and economic and financial analysis (community investments). More information can be found on the World Bank project site and from the Project Coordinator, Tel. 267-397-1405. Deadline for submission of expressions of interest is 30 July 2007.

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