Consolidation of Sea Turtle Conservation in the Bijagós Archipelago, Guinea-Bissau - PHaSE 2 - Projet Okinka di mar

Project goals:

1. Erradicate sea turtle mortality at breeding sites

2. Erradicate habitat disturbance at breeding sites

The project will continue the work developed in 2018 to 2020, it will involve enhanced law enforcement, raised awareness and participation of local communities in sea turtle conservation work, improved management of Protected Areas, capacity building of national and local teams, and advanced scientific research to improve the knowledge on the conservation status of sea turtle populations in Guinea-Bissau.

Project strategies:

1. Research and training

2. Awareness and Environmental Education

3. Strengthen the legal and regulatory framework

4. Strengthen enforcement of legislation

5. Strengthen the protection of priority sites

Project period: 2020 - 2022







Address: Av. Dom Settimio Arturro Ferrazzetta, CP 70, Bissau, Guiné-Bissau


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