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Training Plan for the Park Guards of the National System of Protected Areas of Bolivia is approved

Training Plan for the Park Guards of the National System of Protected Areas of Bolivia is approved
(June 25, 2018) The training plan for park guards was recently approved through the Plurinational Competency Certification System of the Vice Ministry of Alternative and Special Education and under the framework agreement between the Ministry of Education and the National Protected Areas Service of (SERNAP), To date, this training has contributed to the certification of 198 park guards, representing almost 70% of park guards working within protected areas of national importance. However, both the Ministry ...

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Sharing experiences of indigenous territorial management in the Amazon of Bolivia

Sharing experiences of indigenous territorial management in the Amazon of Bolivia
(June 04, 2018) Indigenous territories, together with protected areas, conserve almost half of the Amazon basin, which houses 10% of the planet's biodiversity. Something similar happens in Bolivia: indigenous territories and protected areas cover 43.3% of the Amazonian surface and are crucial to ensure both conservation and sustainable livelihoods. In order to share our experience with indigenous territorial management, an event was held in the Alliance Française in La Paz on 19th of April 2018. Wildl...

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