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Addressing a threat to Caribbean amphibians: capacity building in Dominica


Ref: 13032
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Andrew Cunningham
Lead Institution: IoZ - Institute of Zoology
Host Country Institutions: MoAE - Dominica
Start Date: 2005-04-01
End Date: 2008-03-31
Funding: £204,834.00
Website: http://www.mountainchicken.org
Status: Completed
Regions: Caribbean
Countries: Dominica
Purpose: To develop strategies and capacity to minimise the impact and spread of chytridiomycosis within Dominica and other Caribbean islands
Outputs: Current extent and impact of chytridiomycosis on Dominica established and future impacts and routes of spread predicted. Diagnostic capacity for chytridiomycosis detection established on Dominica. Capacity for mountain chicken captive breeding programme established on Dominica. Management Plan to minimise the spread and impact of the disease in the Caribbean produced and disseminated. Participants from six countries able to implement Management Plan. Fundraising strategy developed

Related Projects: A National Strategy for Sustainable Wildlife Use in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Conservation of Critically Endangered Gyps spp. Vultures in India, A sustainable future for Chinese giant salamanders, Building capacity for the recovery of critically endangered Gyps spp. vultures in India

Documents:
Title: 13-032 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-032 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-032 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 13-032 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-032 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-032 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App12 Draft Chytridiomycosis Management Plan
Download: Management Plan [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR Press article - The Chronicle VOL XII No
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App16c plaquette grenouilles
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App16b Dominica_Poster
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App7 amphibian ark frog leaflet - article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App19 Mountain chicken fact sheet
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR App16a Dominica_Leaflet
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-032 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]