Dr Morgera to Lead Eastern and Southern Africa Wildlife Managers Training

Elisa Morgera has been invited to lead a training session on the role of law for sustainable wildlife management in the context of an awareness course for senior wildlife managers. The course, entitled “Capacity development for effective management and conservation of cheetah and wild dog populations in Eastern and Southern Africa”,  will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi, from 9-13 January 2012.

Elisa Morgera has been invited to lead a training session on the role of law for sustainable wildlife management in the context of an awareness course for senior wildlife managers. The course, entitled “Capacity development for effective management and conservation of cheetah and wild dog populations in Eastern and Southern Africa”,  will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi, from 9-13 January 2012.

The training programme is part of the Conservation Planning Process for Wild Dogs and Cheetah in Eastern and Southern Africa, which was initiated by the Cat and Canid Specialist Groups of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London.

The training session will build upon Dr Morgera's research on wildlife law and the empowerment of the poor published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 2009-2011. Dr Morgera is also Director of the LLM Programme in Global Environment and Climate Change Law.