Contributing to terrestrial conservation projects focussed on flora and bees

Davide do Espirito Santo Ceita Dias

The aim of this internship is support an early-career conservationist to assist Fundação Principe Trust (FPT) in building local capacity to conserve threatened flora of Sao Tome & Principe and help reduce pressures on forest resources. Davide will develop a range of practical skills in collection and management of biological and social data, care of tree and orchid species ex-situ and gain experience or working with an international NGO. He will also provide logistical support to train Obo National Park staff and engage with stakeholders including bee-keeping cooperatives, shop-owners and schools to support sustainable livelihood development.