IBA Monitoring Workshop

[text_output]The Important Bird Area (IBA) monitoring workshop is organized by the IITA Forest Center and sponsored by the AG. Leventis Foundation. The workshop is designed to train students and young professionals in the field of Conservation Biology. Every year, conservation experts from across the country are invited to train and share their experiences with participants. This will build capacity in participants, equipping them with the necessary skills and confidence needed to pursue their academic and career goals.[/text_output]

White-headed Lapwing
 Vanellus albiceps



We accept applications from all people regardless of gender. The following are minimum requirements for eligibility:

  • Currently studying and/or working in the field of Conservation Biology in Africa
  • Aged 18 – 40 years by the closing date of application
  • Literacy in English Language
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Interest in Ornithology



Application Process

[/text_output][text_output]We are currently accepting applications for the 2019 workshop. This year, participants will be trained in Biostatistics and Geographic Information System. [/text_output]

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[text_output]Application closes by 24 May 2019. Due to the numerous number of applications we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted by email.



Your application must be done at once. The application progress cannot be saved or returned to at a later time. We therefore recommend that you work on your responses offline, and have the required answers/documents ready for upload before you begin the online application process.

In addition to background information, you will be required to give the summary of a conservation or citizen science project you are actively involved in (1000 characters), share why you are motivated to attend the workshop (1000 characters) and a letter of recommendation from your academic and/or research supervisor.[/text_output]