DarwinNet - the Peru-Ecuador Dry Forest Clearing-house Mechanism
Dr David Thomas
Host Country Institutions:
Nature & Culture International Peru
MAIN - Policies for land use and development in the dry forests of NW Peru & SW Ecuador that are consistent with the conservation & sustainable use of biodiversity & the sustenance of local livelihoods.
MAIN - 1. Increased transfer of & access to biodiversity & other information.2. Enhanced awareness & capacities.3. Systematised information on experts & grey material.4. Systematised GIS/spatial information. 5. Enhanced communications between stakeholders.
6. Enhanced dissemination & publicity. 7. Strengthened institutional capacities for Peruvian & Ecuadorian partner organisations.
8. Strengthened institutional capacities for public & private institutions in region. 9. Priority conservation areas for forests & species in Peru-Ecuador identified.
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