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A Biodiversity Conservation Training Programme for the Yaboti Biosphere Reserve


Ref: 14034
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor Ghillean Prance
Lead Institution: Eden Project - Bodelva
Host Country Institutions: MoEM(MINEC) - Argentina, Guarani community, Faculty of Forest Sciences, University of Misiones, Instituto Botanico Darwinion, Fundacion Vida Silvestre, CEIBA Ecological Investigation Laboratory Las Yungas, National University of Tucman, UNDP - YBR project
Start Date: 2005-04-01
End Date: 2008-11-30
Funding: £141,130.00
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Status: Completed_noFR
Regions: South America
Countries: Argentina
Purpose: A strategic sector of the threatened Atlantic Forest protected through a permanent programme of resesarch, training, fieldwork, management plan and Guarani empowerment in the Yaboti Biosphere Reserve (YBR)
Outputs: Institutional framework agreement between staff members and MINEC. Funding arrangements agreed. Equipping of the field station. Inventory of plant species and FacFor herbarium improvement. Accumulated data made available on the internet through IRIS database. Ethnobotanical studies with Guarani people, integrated to qualified rolse, livelihood improvement. Techniques of restoration and bamboo control produced. Biodiversity assessment and monitoring programme in place. Education, training and wide reaching dissemination of information. Including four courses taught in Argentina and four FacFor staff travel to Kew and Eden Project. Management plan for YBR produced. Exhibit produced at the Eden Project.

Related Projects: Institutional, botanical and ethnobotanical support for Reserva Biosfera Yaboti

Documents:
Title: 14-034 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-034 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-034 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-034 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-034 Scoping report
Download: Pre Project Report [pdf]

Title: 14-034 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-034 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]