ESRI Conservation Program Resources:

International Groups, Global Organizations, World Regions (under construction)

(ECP and CTSP members, sites of interest for mapping/GIS, scholarly papers and ESRI Conference Proceedings, and sites with public conservation and GIS data for downloading) (Under Construction, due for completion, compartmentalization and final indexing 11-30-99)


Sites of interest for mapping/GIS

(Legend: CTSP sites are coded "c" plus the year of the grant, (cs=software, cm=mac), ECP grantees are coded "e". Many groups, especially newer grantees, do not yet have their own sites and are colored green. Other new groups may be described or supported by other sites)

 

REGIONS: Africa

AFRICA-EIS African environmental GIS Listserver: "africa-eis@tome.worldbank.org"

California Academy of Sciences Madagascar Project . (Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, 94118-4599 tel:(415) 750-7161 fax:(415) 750-7346 . GIS Contact: Nina Jablonski, tel;750-7163 email:anthropology@cas.calacademy.org)

Geomatics Nigeria Limited . ( Geomatics Nigeria Ltd Plot 7, off DPC Road, Agodi GRA P.O. Box 36528 Dugbe Post Office, Ibadan, Nigeria tel: (02) 810-5586, or (02) 810-5577, fax(02) 810-5623 . mailto:geomatics@informatics.com.ng , Dr. Festus Akindunni, Chairman and Managing Director) . "a Nigerian environmental management company. The company is developing as a centre of excellence in hydrogeology, tropical forestry, geotechnical engineering and environmental management. It presently has three offices in Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja and Ibadan) and has plans to grow rapidly to other locations in West Africa. " Projects include Vegetation & Land Use Change Analysis, Coastal Management, Forest Resources Study.

Kalahari Conservation Society, Maun, Botswana e90 ( Phumulani Glalah, Education Officer Kalahari Conservation Society P.O. Box 859, Gaborone (Plot 112, Independence Avenue) Tel. 267 374 557; fax. 314 259 ) .Botswanan national organization that focuses on community development and environmental education in urban and rural areas. Networks include: Forum for Sustainable Agriculture; Botswana Technology Center; National Conservation Strategey. (This web site provides access to the South African Information Exchange . See their NEWSLETTER at this Univ. Delaware site

The Okavango Wildlife Society ( Okavango Wildlife Society, PO Box 1653, Bromhof 2154, South Africa, Telephone and fax: int+27+11-791-4467 Email: owls@global.co.za ) "founded in 1964, was originally concerned only with conservation of the Okavango Delta in the north of what is now the Republic of Botswana. Since then the Society's concern has widened to the entire Kalahari Desert including the Delta and the famous Chobe National Park". see: ACTION ALERT: FENCING OF THE OKAVANGO DELTA (By Arthur Albertson) . with Regional Map .

Wildlife and Environment Zimbabwe The Wildlife Society of Zimbabwe PO Box HG 996, Highlands Harare. Registered Private Voluntary Organisation No. PVO204/68 Telephone: 263-4-747500,747684; Fax: 263-4-747174 E-mail: zimwild@ecoweb.co.zw
The Wildlife Society of Zimbabwe (a registered welfare organisation, founded in 1927) aims to encourage all Zimbabweans, especially the young, to take an active interest in their wildlife heritage through conservation- oriented educational and research projects, co-operation with Government, local authorities and other local and overseas organisations as well as operating a Wildlife Emergency Fund for times of national emergency.

UK Royal Botanic Gardens Madascar Project, Kew England e94 . (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK. Tel: +44 (0) 181 332 5000 Fax: +44 (0) 181 332 5197 email:info@rbgkew.org.uk GIS Contacts: Justin Moat, GIS Scientist, Malagasy Plant Biodiversity Project email:J.Moat@rbgkew.org.uk . also . David Du Puy, Research Botanist, Malagasy Plant Biodiversity Project email:D.Dupuy@rbgkew.org.uk)

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All text by the respective organizations/authors, January 2, 1997

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