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Ghanain Communities & Conservation

Earthwatch's work with Ghana’s Nature Conservation Research Centre to develop conservation projects benefitting both the environment and local livelihoods.

Earthwatch Lecture – ‘Ghanaian Communities & Conservation’, Thursday 8th May 2008, 7.00pm - 8.30pm, at the Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR.

John Mason & Prof. Patrick Ofori-Danson.

Two talks on Earthwatch's work with the Nature Conservation Research Centre of Ghana (NCRC) to develop research and conservation projects to the benefit not only of the environment, but also the livelihoods of the local populations through community- based ecotourism.

John Mason, Executive Director of the NCRC, will give an historical overview of this programme, its scope and its achievements, while Prof. Patrick Ofori-Danson, of the University of Ghana, will specifically tell us about his work on the West African manatees still to be found in Ghanaian waters.

Doors open at 6.00pm (cash bar); lectures followed by a second cash bar, 8.30-9.30pm.


Mr John Mason | talks


Date and Time:

8 May 2008 at 7:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
020 7501 3000
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Organised by:

Earthwatch Europe
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Available from:

Earthwatch Europe; (01865)318856; events@earthwatch.org.uk

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nearest Tube South Kensington

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