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8 September 2020

Chair: Ms Aruna Seepersadh, Director: Transfrontier Conservation Areas Unit, DEFF, South Africa 

3 September 2020

This session will delve into the importance of the 2002 Maputo Convention on Natural Resources for SADC TFCAs and introduce the concepts of Key Biodiversity Areas and OECMs to charter a more sustainable path for natural resource management at national and regional scales.

1 September 2020

Chair: Prof. Patience Gandiwa, Executive Technical Advisor: Conventions and TFCAs, Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Authority

27 August 2020

Moderator: Ms. Candice Stevens, Head: Innovative Funding and Policy, Wilderness Foundation

Pannelists: 

25 August 2020

Chair: Mr. Piet Theron, International Coordinator, GLTFCA

20 August 2020

Moderator: Ms Netsai Bollmann, Regional Senior Tourism Expert / Team Leader, AFC/GOPA, on behalf of SADC/GIZ Transboundary Use and Protection of Natural Resources 

18 August 2020

Chair: Mr Roland Vorwerk, Marketing Manager, Boundless Southern Africa 

13 August 2020

Moderator: Mr. Steve Collins, Livelihoods and Adaptation Advisor, USAID Resilient Waters

Experts:

11 August 2020

Chair: Ms. Sibongile Mavimbela, Senior Programme Officer (SPO) Environment and Climate Change, SADC Secreteriat 

6 August 2020

Moderator: Mr. Hlatshwayo Motseki, Technical Advisor Fisheries, SADC Secreteriat

Expert: 

4 August 2020

Chair: Ms Naambo Josephine Iipinge, TFCA Coordinator, MET, Namibia 

30 July 2020

Moderator: Mr Simon Munthali, Chief Technical Advisor, USAID VukaNow

Experts:

28 July 2020

Chair: Mr Cornelio Miguel, TFCA Coordinator, Mozambique 

23 July 2020

Moderators: Prof. Dr. Edson Gandiwa, Dean, School of Wildlife, Ecology and Conservation, Chinhoyi University of Technology &  Mr Micheal Murphree, Khetha Program Manager, WWF South Africa

21 July 2020

Moderator: Dr. Clara Bocchino, SADC TFCA Network Coordinator 

16 July 2020

Moderators: Ms. Doreen Robinson, Chief of Wildlife, UNEP  & Mr. Kule Chitepo, Chief Partnership Advisor, USAID Resilient Waters Programme 

Experts:

14 July 2020

Moderator: Ms. Lisa Blanken, TFCA Network Advisor, SADC/GIZ Transboundary Use and Protection of Natural Resources Programme 

9 July 2020

Moderator: Dr. Nyambe Nyambe, Executive Director, KAZA TFCA

Experts:

7 July 2020

Chair: Ms. Deborah Kahatano, Senior Programme Officer (SPO) Natural Resource Management and Wildlife, SADC Secretariat

25 October 2019 to 28 October 2019

Operated by the private sector, the trail is a ground-breaking and entirely unique cross-border event that combines the best walking experience in Kruger National Park with a full day traditional cultural celebration in remote south eastern Zimbabwe, part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area. 

10 September 2019 to 16 September 2019

Cycling through desert landscapes under a full moon. The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is a unique environment for adventure sports activities, having beautiful mountainous scenery, a remote wilderness character and the presence of a major river within a desert environment.

23 July 2019 to 28 July 2019

The most unique mountain bike event in the world, the Nedbank Tour de Tuli provides cyclists with the life-changing opportunity of cycling along ancient elephant migration paths and unmanicured single track in some of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area, while at the same time making a contribution to secure a future for these areas and

2 July 2019 to 6 July 2019

The KAZA Golf Classic is a unique annual golf ensemble to celebrate, showcase and market the Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area, the largest TFCA in the world. It presents an unparalled sporting and networking opportunity to showcase leadership in conservation and regional tourism growth.

16 June 2019 to 22 June 2019

A 200km, five-day foot race from South Africa to Namibia through the ancient arid landscape of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

9 May 2019 to 13 May 2019

A 92km, 3 day trail running safari experience through the culturally significant & wildlife rich bushveld of the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation area.

11 February 2019

The new version of our MOOC on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace will be launched on 11 February on the SDG Academy Platform.

30 January 2019

The Big Data Analytics and Transboundary Water Collaboration is a funding initiative comprising the SADC Groundwater Management Institute, the USAID Global Development Lab and Southern African Regional Mission, the South African Department for Science and Technology, IBM Africa Research Lab and the US Geological Survey, supported by the Sustainable Water Partnership. 

25 November 2018

Peace Parks are transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) that are formally dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and to the promotion of peace and co-operation.

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