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The Earth Skills Network is a unique partnership between the conservation and business worlds, which provides an opportunity for your organisation to:
In 2018, six African protected areas will each nominate three representatives who will benefit from the input of business planning guidance, personal skills development, and support for the duration of one year. We welcome applications from IUCN Natural Protected Areas, UNESCO World Heritage Sites (including sites on the tentative list), protected area agencies and management authorities.
Abdul-Kareem Fuseini, 2014 protected area representative, Ghana
Find out more about the successes and impacts of the programme
This programme is an opportunity for you to:
Samuel Kojo Annan-Riverson, 2016 protected area representative, Ghana
Please click here for a full application pack laying out the details of the programme, the application criteria, and an application form.
The application deadline for protected areas is February 24, 2018.
If you want to get involved or just need more information, then see information below:
For Protected Areas:
Read about the programme successes:
As an Earth Skills Network Protected Area, you will be partnered with a Mentor who you will work with for at least one year, to develop business solutions that will improve the management effectiveness of this site.
Protected Areas selection & matched with relevant Mentors from partner organisations.
Business skills transfer from mentors to Protected Area managers during a 10 day training event.
Mentoring support for mentees for at least 12 months. All supported by the Earth Skills Network staff.
Community of mentors and mentees combine to create a network dedicated to enhancing the management of Protected Areas.