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Wildlife Monitoring Liwonde National Park, Malawi

Pays d’action: Malawi, Afrique
Type d’activité: Ecovolontariat
Support the international team of conservationists in monitoring endangered species in Liwonde National Park and actively contribute to species protection in Malawi.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

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Start your adventure as a volunteer in our wildlife monitoring project in Liwonde National Park, Malawi!

In the breathtaking landscape of Liwonde, you will focus on monitoring endangered species. You will observe iconic animals such as lions, cheetahs, hyenas, and vultures and collect valuable data that will feed directly into local conservation strategies. The project includes monitoring and research work that will help fill critical knowledge gaps and support national and regional conservation efforts.

Experience unique moments as you learn more about the social dynamics of groups and individual wildlife. These include impressive events such as a take-over of a lion pride by a new male, the training of an adolescent cheetah in hunting, or the fascinating interaction between vultures and other scavangers at a carcass. Even if the project team does not track elephants or rhinos, you are likely to see them during your drives through the park. Immerse yourself in this unique opportunity to actively shape the future of Malawi's wildlife and learn about the wilderness!

Activities:
The work in the field is intensive and requires early rises, long days, and a lot of patience. Activities include radio-tracking target animals, checking camera traps, and recording incidental sightings.

Working in a small team, you will learn how to carry out VHF radio tracking, animal identification, camera trapping, and the detailed process of data entry. All surveillance activities are carried out by vehicle. You will have two trips per day - about five hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon. To track the animals, you and your team will be constantly on the move, so the vehicle will rarely stop except to check one of the camera trap stations.

You will be travelling on unpaved gravel roads, which are usually very uneven and can become muddy in the rainy season - so be prepared for an exciting time.

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Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Malawi, Afrique
Type d'activité :
Ecovolontariat
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 4 semaines / 1 Mois
Maximum: 3 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
4 semaines/1 mois : 2900 €
8 semaines/2 mois : 4500 €
3 mois : 5650 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
The project starts weekly on Tuesdays.
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
English
Qualifications particulières :
The project is looking for volunteers who are willing to work for the protection of animals. You should be able to work independently and be keen to observe and analyse the animals closely and collect data. You will also be out and about early in the morning and prepare your meals together with the other volunteers.
Hébergement & repas :
The research camp offers shared rooms for up to 5 volunteers. The camp has a large kitchen and an outdoor fire pit. The sanitary facilities include flush toilets and hot showers.Meals are organised in the form of self-catering, with all participants sharing the cooking and cleaning work - all vegetarian.

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  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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