viernes, 17 de enero de 2014

10 Becas - Voluntariado Remunerado · Kenia

El IBT gracias a un acuerdo con el  Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) becará con 500 USD/mes a 10 personas seleccionadas con carnet IWH que quieran participar en alguna de las 30 propuestas de voluntariado o prácticas universitarias para Kenia*. La solicitud de información y propuestas para ir a África se podrán enviar a partir del 1 de Marzo a  
The several proposed research topics which the IBT university students or volunteers could develop within this collaboration are listed below, and they can focus on
Wildlife issues
Invasive spps-identification,impacts on palatable spps,management
2.       Impacts of human activities on wildlife in Annex sanctuary
3.       Impacts of urbanization/settlement on wildlife in Naivasha area
4.      Managementt plan for Game Farm/the potential of Game farm as a wildlife sanctuary
5.       Impacts of L. Naivasha water level changes on wildlife in Annex sanctuary
6.      Wildlife species in the riparian zone and their effects
7.       Vegetation preferences of the animal communities within KWSTI
8.      Animal species distribution at KWSTI
9.      Peoples’ perception about protected areas approach to wildlife management
10.    Identification of invasive species and mapping hot spots
11.     Competing land uses and its impacts on biodiversity conservation
12.    Inventory of birds and animals species at Ebburru forest
Environmental issues
Assessment of the Impacts of Invasive Species on the Wildlife Conservation Areas (Case studies in Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Hells Gate National Park)
2.       Land-use Changes and their Impacts on Wildlife Conservation (Case studies in Nakuru, Naivasha, Tsavos)
3.       Parks as Engines of Local Economic Growth and Development (Case Studies of Conservation areas in Kenya)
4.      An assessment of the Payment of Ecosystmem Services as a Models for Effective Catchment Conservation in Water Catchment Areas (Focus on key water towers in Kenya)
5.       The Impacts of Human Activities on Water Quality in the Rift Valley Lakes (Focus on Lake Naivasha, Elementaita, Nakuru, Victoria)
6.      An assessment of the impacts of in-breeding in wildlife sanctuaries in Kenya (Case studies of KWSTI)
7.       Impacts of PES programme in Naivasha basin
8.      Waste management in Naivasha municipality
9.      Effect of Climate change within Naivasha basin
10.    Invasive species risk assessment within KWSTI and its campuses and their management
11.     Surveys and monitoring of ecosystems
12.    Risk assessment of climate change impacts on conservation
13.    Anthropogenic factors affecting biodiversity conservations in naivasha
14.    Water abstraction and its impacts on lake naivasha biodiversity
Fisheries issues
The ecological adaptation and factors responsible for the establishment of psidia puntuata at KWSTI Main Campus.
2.       The spatial distribution and abundance of the water hyacinth (Eichornnia crassipes) in Lake Naivasha, Kenya.
3.       Comparative studies of growth performance in the African Catfish (Clarius gariepinus) and the Channel Catfish (Ictarulus punctatas).
Tourism issues
Effects of tourism activities on biodiversity conservations in naivasha.