CHAMPFNL - Development of non-timber forest product sectors with Gilé National Park

Start
January 2022
End
December 2022
Project cost
70 000 €
Role in the project
Biodiversity and market expertise

Countries

Mozambique

Fields

Biodiversity Forest Market

Sectors

Mushroom Honey NTFPs

Main goals

Nitidæ's consultancy during phase 1 had successfully enabled the identification of wild Miombo mushroom species, a market study, the installation of solar dryers and a first marketing test in Maputo which was very successful, as well as the start of honey production for the Park. This phase 2 aims to continue these efforts and help the Park to develop a commercial structure to make the link between the associations of producers and the market.

Specific objectives

Cleaning mushrooms in the forest

Collecting mushrooms in the Miombo forest
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Related people

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Country representative in Mozambique

Jean-Baptiste Roelens

Holder of a master Tropical environment and Biodiversity, he worked for 3 years in French Guyana, notably as forest ecology and soil science research officer at CIRAD. From 2008 to 2016 he worked at the WWF in Madagascar, France and Democratic Republic of Congo as Forest and Climate program manager. At WWF, he supported conservation, forest landscape restoration and REDD+ projects, he also conducted campaign and advocacy work on forest policies and energy infrastructure development. He joined Etc Terra - then nitidæ - in May 2016 as MOZBIO project manager around the Gilé national reserve in the Zambézia province in Mozambique.

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Assistant Manager ACAMOZ / Agriculture & Market / Mozambique

Charline de Rouvroy

Holder of a Master degree in agricultural management and territories (IAM Montpellier) and agricultural engineer, Charline joined Nitidæ team in May 2018. She brings her expertise in project management, agriculture in southern countries…

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Project officer / Forest & REDD + / France

Frédérique Montfort

Currently working on her PhD thesis, she has a Master II in "Plant biodiversity and tropical ecosystem management (BioGET)" from the University of Montpellier and AgroPariTech. She brings her expertise in biodiversity and forest landscape degradation/restoration

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Project Officer

François Griffon

Holder of a Master's degree in "Sustainable Farming and Agri-food Systems in the South", specialised in "Markets, Organization, Quality and Services" from Montpellier SupAgro - Institut des Régions Chaudes (IRC), he brings his expertise in sector and value chain analysis, market studies, quality management and farmers' organisations services and support

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Project manager / Bioenergy & Waste / Burkina

Julia Artigas Sancho

Process engineer and holder of a European MsC in Renewable energies, she works on energy-related issues in African industry, since 2016. Process optimization and agri-waste-to-energy systems are her main expertise areas: appropriate technologies, training on operation and maintenance, biofuels…

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