Category: National Parks
Threatening Wildlife in Our Protected Areas
Major Renovations Taking Place at National Parks
FOSC held AGM and Election of Board Members
General Assembly 2015
APAMO’s Extraordinary General Assembly 2015
Member NGOs/CBOs convened at APAMO’s extraordinary General Assembly to reflect on the way forward of the organization. Despite challenges, APAMO remains committed to its core values.
APAMO is constituted of 13 local con-servation organizations: seven well-established NGOs and six Community based Organizations. As an umbrella or-ganization, APAMO’s strength is found in the unity of its members.
Ensuring Good Governance
Community-Based Co-Managers Ensuring Good Governance
Today, APAMO witnessed the recently reformed Friends of Mayflower Bocawina Community-based Organization become the formal co-managers of the Mayflower Bocawina National Park in the Stann Creek District. At a signing ceremony of the Co-Management Agreement this morning at the Forest Department, the reformed group with the newly registered name of Mayflower Bocawina Environmental and Development Group (MBEDG) became the official co-managers of the Park.
In line with one of the PACT Large Grant Project objectives [co-funded by OAK foundation and GEF-SGP], the reform substantiates strengthening of governance of the CBOs by adopting new revised Articles of Association.
The group is now ready to embark on a new stage and continue improving on its capacity as effective protected areas co-managers. This mandate will be undertaken working very closely with the regulatory agency, the Forest Department.