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Training the next generation of Papua New Guinea conservation biologists


Ref: 14054
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Alan Stewart
Lead Institution: University of Sussex - SLS
Host Country Institutions: Binatang Research Centre - BRC, PNG Institute of Biological Research, NHM - Natural History Museum, Entomology
Start Date: 2005-09-01
End Date: 2008-08-31
Funding: £197,555.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Pacific
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Purpose: To enhance the in-country capacity of PNG to implement the CBD by postgraduate training of outstanding PNG students to became local leaders in biodiversity conservation and research.
Outputs: a) 2 training courses for PNG students b) 8 BSc. Honours students trained (18 months each) c) 2 PNG local coordinators trained, including in UK d) Insect reference collection enhanced with specimens and databases e) Baseline biodiversity surveys in lowland and montane disturbed and undisturbed forests conducted

Related Projects: Developing local capacity for biodiversity surveys in Papua New Guinea, Focus for Fiji: Insect Inventories for Biodiversity Assessment, Building biodiversity research capacity to protect PNG rainforest from logging, Rescuing and restoring the native flora of Robinson Crusoe Island, Consolidating local capacity for biodiversity surveys in Papua New Guinea

Documents:
Title: 14-054 St2 App rev edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-054 Stage 2 Applic rev Apr05 EDITED
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-054 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-054 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-054 FR Ann 10 publications and press
Download: Training Manual [pdf]

Title: 14-054 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-054 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 14-054 FR Ann 10 publications and press
Download: Article [pdf]