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Conservation and Monitoring of Meso-American Orchids


Ref: 14001
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Vincent Savolainen
Lead Institution: RBG Kew - Jodrell
Host Country Institutions: University of Costa Rica
Start Date: 2005-06-01
End Date: 2008-05-31
Funding: £151,900.00
Website: http://www.jardinbotanicolankester.org/esp/project_a.html
Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: Costa Rica
Purpose: To create in Costa Rica a multi-site expert centre for biodiversity research and conservation on meso-American orchids by: (a) establishing long-term monitoring sites for CBD 2010 targets & GSPC, (b) increasing capacity building in 6 overseas biodiversity institutes, (c) developing material transfer agreements and new conservation strategies for the epiphytic orchid flora.
Outputs: 1.Staff & students trained 2.Habitat/spp assessments and monitoring plots 3.Publications 4.Species/DNA reference collections & DNA barcodes established/enhanced 5.Dissemination 6.Meso-American orchid network enhanced 7.New research & education facility @ UCR

Related Projects: DNA banking phylogeny and conservation of the South African flora, Integrating Evolutionary History and Phylogenetic Measures of Biodiversity into Conservation Planning

Documents:
Title: 14-001 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 St 2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-001 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 HY3 edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 AR1 Annex 2 Kew Scientist Newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 14-001 AR1 Annex 1 report of progress against logframe
Download: Log Frame [pdf]

Title: 14-001 AR1 Annex 2 Kew Scientist Newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann15 - press Defra
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann16 - press BBC
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann14 - press BGCI
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann29 - poster - 19th World orchid conf
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann28 - poster - Andean orchids
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann26 - poster - IOCC
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann27 - poster - Barcoding conference
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 14-001 FR Ann17 - Newsletter - kew Scientist
Download: Newsletter [pdf]