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Biodiversity basics strengthening sustainability of the Yasuní Amazonian Rainforest, Ecuador


Ref: 10016
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Nancy Garwood
Lead Institution: NHM - Natural History Museum, Entomology
Host Country Institutions: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE)
Start Date: 2001-07-01
End Date: 2005-08-31
Funding: £147,227.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Ecuador
Purpose: To facilitate conservation & sustainable use of biodiversity within Ecuador’s hyper-diverse Yasuní National Park (YNP) & Huaorani Ethnic Reserve (HER) & increase the ability of the Huaorani people to participate in these activities.
Outputs: 1) Huaorani trained locally in modern biodiversity concepts & working practices2) Ecuadorians trained locally in traditional biodiversity concepts & knowledge, production of guides & educational material3) Ecuadorian trained in UK on production of guides and project management4) Multilingual identification guides produced for monitoring biodiversity, training, and community-based ecotourism5) Multilingual biodiversity educational materials produced for Huaorani schools to link non-Huaorani teachers & concepts to traditional knowledge6) Links among Huaorani, PUCE, Repsol-YPF & NHM strengthened and focussed on biodiversity issues


Documents:
Title: 10-016 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 10-016 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 10-016 AR2
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 10-016 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 10-016 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 10-016 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]