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TBA introduces TESSA in Liberia

A dynamic TBA training team has been showing natural resource managers in Liberia how they can measure the benefits of a healthy natural environment: a key factor to support sustainable development. Director Rosie Trevelyan introduced TESSA (the user-friendly name for...

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Speaking up about success

A TBA training course in May will boost the impact of conservation in Ethiopia. Spreading the word about success stories to stakeholders is a challenge that many conservation organisations face. Raising awareness, influencing behaviour, and informing policy are...

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Back to the future in Borneo

The TBA is returning to the island of Borneo in 2017 for the first time in six years to deliver its capacity building field courses to young conservation scientists from Southeast Asia, and from around the world. Successful applicants will spend the month of October...

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Join us in the field!

With just one month to go before applications close for TBA’s 2016 field courses in Uganda and Madagascar, the TBA wants to alert biology graduates who may not think this opportunity is for them to think again. TBA field courses are always oversubscribed, but course...

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Tailored training to transfer skills

Effective conservation programmes need well-designed projects that can measure their impacts on the ground. African conservationists and their institutions often lack the capacity to do this, which hampers progress towards addressing the continent’s conservation...

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The right way to conservation success

Conservation is more successful, and livelihoods are improved, when social and community rights are understood and addressed in conservation programmes. This was the key message to conservation professionals from seven African countries at a collaborative training...

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Shaping the future

A new wave of future conservationists is being launched this summer as the TBA’s 2015 programme of field courses passes the halfway mark. Throughout July, 24 biological science graduates from 17 countries spent a month in a global biodiversity hotspot in the Usumbara...

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