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Meet Giant Rats who are Saving Lives

Meet Giant Rats who are Saving Lives

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Languages:Oferecida em Inglês

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The story of APOPO began in 1995 when Bart Weetjens, founder of the organization wondered if the rodents he used to keep as pets could be taught to sniff out landmines and other explosives. 20 years later, APOPO's HeroRATs have cleared over 22 million m2 of contaminated land and found over 50,000 explosive remnants of war in 6 countries. APOPO's HeroRATs also help to diagnose tuberculosis, one…
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Sobre APOPO

APOPO is a Belgian NGO that has developed an innovative method using African giant pouched rats, nicknamed “HeroRATS”, to detect landmines and tuberculosis using their extraordinary sense of smell. APOPO’s training and research center is based in Tanzania. APOPO employs 822 people (mostly from local populations) across 7 projects in 6 countries.
Esta é uma experiência de impacto social onde 100% do que você paga por ela vai para APOPO. .

O que faremos

Join us during the 2018 Skoll Forum to discover an innovative, sustainable, and surprising solution to the threat of landmines and tuberculosis. Visitors will learn how an African based NGO trains detection rats to save lives and create positive social change. You will discover how in rural Tanzania hundreds of African giant pouched rats have been trained to become HeroRATs capable of…

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Meet a Giant African Pouched Rat, just like the detection rats APOPO uses to detect landmines and tuberculosis.

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The activity will take place during the 2018 Skoll World Forum. As a Skoll awardee developing detection rats technology to provide solutions for global problems and inspire positive social change, APOPO is proud to take part in this international event promoting sustainable solutions and innovation.

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Até 10 hóspedes de 18 anos ou mais podem participar.

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Meet a Giant African Pouched Rat, just like the detection rats APOPO uses to detect landmines and tuberculosis.

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