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Aztecs and Axolotls: Integrating conservation and tourism at Xochimilco, Mexico


Ref: 11018
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Richard Griffiths
Lead Institution: DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology, DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology
Host Country Institutions: UAM-X -Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Xochimilco
Start Date: 2002-04-01
End Date: 2005-06-30
Funding: £96,332.00
Website: http://www.kent.ac.uk/anthropology/dice/research/
Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: Mexico
Purpose: To assist Mexico in the development of a sustainable development programme to conserve the axolotl and other endemic fauna and flora of Xochimilco through the promotion of nature tourism
Outputs: a) Axolotl/Xochimilco ecology data b) Mexicans trained: MSc Tourism & Conservation; amphibian ecology, conservation education assessment and community appraisal c) Trajineros trained as nature guides; unemployed artisans trained-souvenir production d) Species/ Habitat Action Plan e) Conservation education programme

Related Projects: Flying the flagship: delivering the axolotl action plan at Xochimilco, Mexico, Chameleon trade and conservation in Madagascar, Implementing CITES in Madagascar, Biodiversity Management Training, Chameleons, Conservation and Local Communities in Madagascar

Documents:
Title: 11-018 FR Ann 2 logframe
Download: Log Frame [pdf]

Title: 11-018 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-018 appl - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 11-018 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 11-018 FR Ann 1 ASHAP hi-colour
Download: Biodiversity Action Plan [pdf]

Title: 11-018 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-018 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 11-018 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-018 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]