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July 8, 2019
Esri and the Jane Goodall Institute Partner to Provide Community Mapping Tools to Protect Nature
Collaboration Builds on 25 Years of Making Conservation Science Locally Accessible
Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced a partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) to develop a set of tools that will help communities map and manage the ecosystems around them through a collaborative design and planning approach, aided by GIS software. These tools will help communities map, monitor, and better manage their natural resources from community forests and wildlife reserves, to water catchment and flood control areas, as well as human settlement, agriculture, and agroforestry spaces.
November 5, 2018
New $20 Million Landscape Wide Tanzanian Conservation Program Led by the Jane Goodall Institute Announced
New program, funded with support by USAID, continues organization’s commitment to species conservation through sustainable development and habitat protection.
Today, with support and funding from the United States government through its Agency for International Development, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) announced the launch of the Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania (LCWT), a five-year USD $20 million program. The program is designed to build upon and magnify JGI’s expertise of nearly 25 years’ experience in Tanzania to protect endangered chimpanzee populations and their habitats while empowering local communities in what is known as the Gombe-Masito-Ugalla (GMU) ecosystem. The LCWT program, implemented in partnership with Pathfinder International and the RTI International, will provide the necessary support to sustain and grow JGI’s efforts like never before.
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