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The Atelopus Initiative: conserving endangered Tropical Andean amphibians


Ref: 13017
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Robert Bensted-Smith
Lead Institution: CI - Conservation International Foundation
Host Country Institutions: University of Toronto
Start Date: 2004-05-01
End Date: 2007-03-31
Funding: £186,695.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela
Purpose: To increase capacity, cooperation and knowledge so as to provide the regional capacity necessary to manage current declines and avoid future amphibian extinctions.
Outputs: 1) Strengthening institutional and individual capacity to coordinate and implement initiative.2) Regional training programme & field tools to assist monitoring.3) Improve knowledge through targeted fieldwork.4) Species and site conservation Action Plans produced.5) Formulate 10-year research and conservation programme for amphibians in the region.6) Increased public awareness of the amphibian crisis and the need to intensify conservation efforts.

Related Projects: Innovative Governance Models for Marine Protected Area Management in Ecuador, Building capacity for participatory ecosystem-based marine conservation in Central America, Connecting coastal communities for integrated seascape management in Atlántida, Honduras

Documents:
Title: 13-017 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-017 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 13-017 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-017 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-017 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 13-017 AR1 annex1 newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-017 AR2 Ann 2 Bulletin IA No 2
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-017 AR2 Ann 1 Bulletin 1A No 1
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 13-017 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-017 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]