News and Event Listing


A group of eight SCIONA collaborators undertook a field trip to the southern part of the SCNP to investigate insect fauna, detritus (plant litter), soil microorganisms, reptile population and soil characteristics of the area between Springbokwasser and Terrace Bay.

From 16-18 October 2018, SCIONA was represented at the SADC TFAC Network Meeting at the Southern African Wildlife College. Members were present from all SADC states (except Madagascar and Mauritius), USAID, IUCN, Peace Parks Foundation, additional NGOs in the region and academic institutions.

The Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism held a Stakeholders Consultative Meeting for the implementation of the Iona Skeleton Coast Transfrontier Park on the 21st of August in Windhoek.

The SCIONA team joined the EU Ambassador to Namibia on a field trip to  Kunene from 20 to 26 August. On the 21st of August, the SCIONA project was introduced to the Honourable Governor of Kunene Marius Sheya and the Mayor of Opuwo Albert Tjiuma.

A kick off workshop of the SCIONA project was held in Moçâmedes, Angola, on 24 September 2018. The workshop was hosted at the Fisheries and Marine Science Academy (Academia de pescas e ciências do mar do Moçâmedes).


Previous Events

Community surveys on human wildlife conflict in Epupa and Okanguati Conservancies

Date: 05 May 2021 to 25 May 2021

Iona National Park carnivore collaring

Date: 03 May 2021 to 04 Jun 2021

Iona National Park Mountain top helicopter survey

Date: 21 Apr 2021 to 05 May 2021

Soil data collection around Springbokwasser

Date: 02 Mar 2021 to 07 Mar 2021

Transboundary workshop of cross fertilization of knowledge and NRM

Date: 12 Apr 2021 to 16 Apr 2021

Insect trapping from Hentiesbay to Cape Fria

Date: 29 Mar 2021 to 09 Apr 2021

Human Wildlife Conflict and Livelihoods household surveys

Date: 22 Feb 2021 to 15 Mar 2021

Technology usability testing, co-design, validation, etc

Date: 20 Feb 2021 to 24 Feb 2021

Human Wildlife Conflict and Livelihoods household surveys

Date: 07 Nov 2020 to 24 Nov 2020

Advisory Board Meeting

Date: 20 Nov 2020