Conservation Journey Program

Based on conservation journey, this innovative program provides you with an desirable in-the-field conservation experience. Participants help in cramming of biodiversity and eco-tourism.

Participants will get captivated in Somalia’s best conservation sites in relatively a remarkable way. The places are unique and that is where the conservation journey befalls! The participants will learn practical about conservation by undertaking to the Somali’s conservation activities.

A team 5-6 conservation journeyers will join every conservation journey. Participants will gain significant skills of working in the environment in passionate and sometimes arduous conditions, tree plantation, boat driving, surveys of wildlife, heavy rain, high temperature/humidity levels – occasionally mosquitoes in the forest depending on the season.

What will you be doing?

Participants will know the Somali ecosystems including coasts, rivers, groundwater, deserts and forests by engaging through practically activities, while conducting, surveys of wildlife, wildlife tagging, boat driving, beach profiling and clean-up campaigns and mangrove plantation will bring the journeyers closer to the site residents. Participants will also take care of their place of living through different scheduled tasks. Aside from these tasks they will have the opportunity to interact with the local administrators and learn a little about inhabitants. The sites are like no other places – clean beaches to enjoy, memorable twilights including other activities organized by the program coordinator.

What will you get out of the program?

  • Hands-on experience and insight into the Somali’s best ecotourism sites;
  • A privileged participation in an high-class package that is sure to improve your future conservation career;
  • Hands-on skills assess the status of biodiversity;
  • Hands-on skills to asses human impact on biodiversity, and identity ways of preserving biodiversity;
  • Hands-on skills to manage areas important for national conservation;
  • Applied skills in scientific field work methodology;
  • Familiar and continual interaction with ecosystem including land, marine and native wildlife;
  • Experience of Somali’s ecosystems : coasts, rivers, groundwater, deserts, rocky, wetlands, native forest, hills and marine environment;
  • Prospect to cram and possess breathing in basic conditions and step aside the urban life;
  • A certificate of participation (SONRREC) is a certified private research and capacity building institute under the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Interior of Somalia)

Cost: The exact amount of the program cost to be determined by the SONRREC and the registration will be open once the cost is set. Please note that you registration will only be confirmed once payment has been made.