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Devising solutions to bushmeat exploitation in the Sanaga-Cross region, Africa


Ref: 10004
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr John Fa
Lead Institution: DWCT - Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Host Country Institutions: University of Oxford, WildCRU, DFID Mount Cameroon Project
Start Date: 2001-07-01
End Date: 2004-06-30
Funding: £201,824.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Purpose: To provide a model of the bushmeat problem in general. To develop an integrated solution to the over-exploitation of wildlife in lowland forest areas in Africa.
Outputs: Inventories of extent and condition of forest areas in the Sanaga-Cross region. (12A) Distribution and abundance of main hunted species within region. (12A) Assessment of actual and potential human impact on habitats. (12A) Risk assessment of high-priority prey species. (11A) Assessment of value and limitations of using bushmeat markets as hunting barometers. (11A) Understanding stakeholders in the bushmeat trade in the study region. (11A,12A) Assessment of the protein deficiency issue in the region. (11A, 12A) Food production alternatives Identification of technological inputs and know-how required to better contribute to biodiversity planning in successive phases of the project.

Related Projects: Implementing a Recovery Plan for the Critically Endangered Pygmy Hog in Assam, Addressing and monitoring unsustainable bushmeat harvesting in the Maringa Lopori Wamba landscape of northern Democratic Republic of Congo

Documents:
Title: 10-004 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 10-004 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 10-004 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 10-004 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 10-004 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]