A multidisciplinary SCIONA team travelled from Windhoek to Iona National Park in Angola during the second half of May 2019. Community workshops were held in and near the park: at Monte Negro near the border with Namibia, at Cambeno in the centre, and at Pediva just north of the park.
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On 1 March 2019, after the first SCIONA Advisory Board Meeting, the Director for ISCED and the VC of NUST met to sign an additional addendum stating the dedication of both institutions for the SCIONA project and future engagements between the educational institutions.
On February 26, 2019 the first SCIONA Advisory Board Meeting was held at Kleines Heim Guesthouse in Windhoek, Namibia. Members from NUST, ISCED, EU delegation of Namibia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia and the Ministry of Environment in Angola were all present.
As part of my PhD project my aim is to study the life cycle of all species of caterpillar that are edible in Namibia. These eggs were laid on 26 February 2019 and hatched today 7 March 2019. Their life cycle will be monitored, recorded and compared to other species of edible caterpillars.
A community engagement took place from the 20th to the 22nd of February 2019 in Okapare village, Epupa conservancy, northern Kunene. The workshop was opened by the host, Chief Muniovimuaha Muniombara, and attended by about 50 persons.