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Welcome to the Official Website of Gaea Seychelles

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About Us

Aim and Purpose of the Association

Gaea Conservation Network Seychelles (Gaea Seychelles) is a research and citizen science-based organisation. Gaea Conservation Network Seychelles hopes to promote civic engagement and collective actions for environmental conservation and management, inspiring and empowering local actors to become change makers within their communities to make a difference where it matters.

Our Mission

The mission of the Association is to empower and mobilise actions by local actors to undertake impactful environmental community-based projects which creates significant and sustained change for the betterment of people’s lives and their environment.

Our Objectives

  • Research on environmental conservation and management for informed decision-making by relevant stakeholders and or authorities, and to support evidence-based management practices.
  • Capacity Building and Training for sustainability of environmental community-based projects/programmes. This means strengthening the ability of local actors to manage and take ownership of their own environmental issues with a view to promote sustainability for conservation of their environment which brings about real improvements in people’s lives.
  • Transformative Learning, Community Engagement and Outreach to create lifelong learning leading to behavioural change in people’s attitude towards their environment for positive impacts on people’s lives.
  • Scientific and technical advisory support on environmental conservation and management issues to environmental organisations, community groups and other institutions or individuals involved in conservation and natural resource management.