Faculty of Education Health and Science staff member, Prue Adamson has been awarded a contract to work in Cambodia as part of the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Project.
Prue’s previous work in Cambodia, and her current role at Charles Darwin University (CDU) as coordinator of certificate level courses within the conservation land management VET programs with the School of Science and Primary Industries, will no doubt bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the project.
The project is a shared initiative between a number of stakeholders including Kingdom of Cambodia, Cambodian Government Ministry of the Environment, the World Bank and Global Environment Fund.
Prue’s role will be to conduct Ecotourism Guide Training and her work as a consultant will be varied.
It will include introducing educational concepts and processes such as training in ecotourism and best practices, environmental awareness issues and impacts, development of tourism, environmental and wildlife opportunities as well as long term sustainability directions and planning strategies.
The consultancy will compliment work previously undertaken by Prue in 2004 in Cambodia where she extensibly worked in the Ratanakirri Province of north east Cambodia.
The present consultancy will take place in the region of Bokor, south central Cambodia and is anticipated to finish in December of this year.
Prue is a coordinator in the School of Science and Primary Industries Conservation Land Management VET programs.