Corubal – The last wild river in West Africa

Corubal – The last wild river in West Africa

Recently Chimbo signed a Memorandum of  Understanding with CIBIO, a Portuguese Research Institute aimed a/o at cooperation on certain research topics. In light of this collaboration CIBIO is working on a pilot study on the Corubal in Guinea-Bissau. A webstory on this...
Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021

Some achievements of this year: 178 sacred sites registered as ICCA (Indigenous and Community Conserved Area) in the ICCA-registry of the UN; 10 girls have been accepted in our scholarship programme to get secondary education; and in January a lion roared near our...
178 sacred sites in Boé now in the WDPA

178 sacred sites in Boé now in the WDPA

This spring, 178 sacred sites of the Boé, which were already registered as ICCA (Indigenous and Community Conserved Area) have been accepted as IUCN category III protected areas in the WDPA. Read more about it in our newsletter of May...
COMBAC Boé festival

COMBAC Boé festival

To celebrate the closure of the COMBAC Boé project in style, we organised a cultural competition with four categories: A drawing competition for school children; and competitions on dances, decoration of buildings and handicraft for adults. Read more about it in our...
Backstopping mission Piet Wit

Backstopping mission Piet Wit

COVID-19 crisis or not, Piet had to go to Béli to close down the COMBAC-Boé project. Read about all our recent activities in the Chimbo newsletter of January 2021.
Chimbo Newsletter October 2020

Chimbo Newsletter October 2020

All restraints posed by the corona crises have not stopped our Board, our local team, and our community rangers to proceed with effective conservation actions in Boé, Guinea Bissau. You can read our October newsletter here.