Erasmus CONTAN


The Project

Developing curricula for biodiversity monitoring and conservation in Tanzania

In the current era of unprecedented biodiversity crisis, which is disproportionally acute in the tropics, the project aims at building a network of Higher Education Institutions and Natural Science Museums, connecting the EU and Tanzania to boost local capacity and skills and develop international updated curricula in conservation science.

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Higher Education Institutions and Natural Science Museums committed to the project.

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Stepping up to avert global biodiversity loss

Tropical forests are crucial for the provision of ecosystem services and contribute to a large share of the global natural capital that underpins the world’s economy. However, the current, unparalleled loss of tropical forests imperils global biodiversity more than any other contemporary phenomenon, jeopardizing the global provision of these services and therefore affecting humans’ well-being.

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