World Migratory Bird Day Celebration in Yemen

Wed. 16 OCT 2013:Preparatory team leaves Sana’a for Bab al-Mandab by land transportation via Taiz. Meet the authorities to discuss the details of the event. Dinner and overnight (o/n) camping in Bab al-Mandab.Thu, 17 OCT 2013: Early departure of all of the participants and stakeholders from Sana’a to Bab al-Mandab by land transportation ( about 10 hours by a mini coach – 19 seats) via Taiz. Breakfast and lunch en route. Once arrived at Bab al-Mandab will make a bird-watching tour to see the landing MSBs. Dinner at site followed by presenting to the audience a great and attractive film on the big migration of birds from pole to pole, if available, using a big screen and projector followed by a talk on the next day’s migration and discussion to get the sympathy of the audience for the migrating birds. O/n camping.Fri, 18 OCT 2013: Early breakfast followed by bird-watching of the migration of the MSBs in reality. Drive to the districts guesthouse for an indoor meeting to avoid the sun. During the meeting we will discuss: • The importance of migratory soaring birds (cultural, economic, social, ecologic etc….) • About the MSB project. • About the Electricity & Energy Sector as well as the Agriculture Sector and their threats to MSBs. • The potential collaboration between the project and the priority sectors. After the meeting drive to Mocha for lunch and drive back to Sana’a via Taiz. End of the celebration.

Event date: 
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 - 6:00am to Friday, 18 October 2013 - 2:45pm