[Sdi-latinamericacaribbean] 2008 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards (deadline 23 November)
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2008 Conservation Leadership Programme Awards (for Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, and Venezuela)
Deadline: 23 November 2007 (awards will be announced in March 2008)
The Conservation Leadership Programme (formerly the BP Conservation Programme) is accepting applications from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Trinidad & Tobago, and Venezuela (as well as Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, and Turkey).
CLP awards aim to contribute to long-term conservation in priority areas by encouraging and engaging potential leaders in biodiversity conservation. It also provides individuals with practical skills and experience to work in the conservation field. This partnership initiative, which includes BirdLife International, Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International, the Wildlife Conservation Society and BP, has been helping young conservationists across the world to achieve their goals for more than 17 years. The programme offers awards, training and advisory services. Awards are offered in the following categories:
- Future Conservationist Awards: Approximately 20 awards of up to $12,500 each.
- Conservation Follow-up Awards: Approximately 5 awards of up to $25,000 each. (Available only to previous CLP/BPCP award winners from any country)
- Conservation Leadership Awards: 2 awards of $50,000 each. (Available only to previous CLP/BPCP award winners from any country)
All teams submitting an application will receive feedback on their proposal. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a member of the CLP staff before the application deadline for advice and/or input on their proposal. Staff members can help teams determine if their project fits within the specified criteria, offer advice on methods and project activities, and put teams in touch with local partner offices or other experts who can provide additional advice. See link for details, eligibility criteria, guidelines and an application form. Contact: clp at birdlife.org
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