Our month in pictures #May 2015

Everyday, we share interesting news and information on various conservation issues, including what we are doing at TBA, what our alumni are doing to address conservation challenges in different parts of the world and, their experiences in our training courses. Here are a few of our favourite pictures shared in May! Share your pictures with us, and while you are at it, follow us on facebook and twitter twitter!

Group photo of the participants
Participants at a CEPF grantee training in Mbeya, Tanzania

Course briefing
Course briefing by Dr. Rosie Trevelyan

Women in conservation
Women in conservation were well represented at the training workshop in                                                               Mbeya

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Highlights of the NTBA 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference – Day One

By Dr Folaranmi Babalola, TBA Alumni – Kibale 2003

Professor Jonathan Onyekwelu of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), gave the keynote address as the 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference by the Nigeria Tropical Biology Association (NTBA) got under way in Akure, Nigeria on 19th May 2015.

The Panel of High Profile speakers at the start of the conference
         The Panel of High Profile speakers at the start of the conference

With more than 50 participants attending the event, the conference aims to explore the role of multidisciplinary approaches in sustainable resource management, and further, how collective responsibility in resource use can be enhanced in Nigeria.

The day began with a series of high-profile speakers, led by Professor Shadrack Akindele of the School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology (SAAT) at FUTA, and Joseph Onoja of the Nigeria Conservation Foundation.

Prof J.C. Onyekwelu delivering the keynote address
     Prof. Jonathan Onyekwelu   delivering the keynote                               address

Prof. Arayela, FUTA DVCA         officially opening the                           conference

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NTBA’s 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference: 19th – 20th May 2015

The Nigeria TBA alumni group (NTBA) is delighted to invite you to its 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference which will be held from 19th – 20th May 2015 at the Theodore Idibiye Francis Auditorium, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

NTBA logo

Under the overarching theme “Conservation in 21st Century Nigeria: Transcending disciplinary boundaries”, and with different sub-themes, NTBA invites original research papers especially in the areas of biodiversity conservation and management. Continue reading “NTBA’s 5th Annual Biodiversity Conference: 19th – 20th May 2015”