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Focus for Fiji: Insect Inventories for Biodiversity Assessment


Ref: 15007
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Alan Stewart
Lead Institution: University of Sussex - SLS
Host Country Institutions: University of the South Pacific - USP
Start Date: 2006-10-01
End Date: 2010-09-30
Funding: £203,780.00
Website: http://www.usp.ac.fj/index.php?id=7040
Status: Completed
Regions: Pacific
Countries: Fiji
Purpose: Within-country expertise in entomology to be developed, to enhance biodiversity conservation activity and allow stakeholders to meet their responsibilities under the Fiji Biodiversity Stratey and Action Plan.
Outputs: Outputs 1. 11 trained staff (3 senior curators, 3 support technicians; 5 parataxonomists). 2. Insect survey information for 10 locations in Fiji. 3. In-country insect collection. 4. Database of insects within collection. 5. Outreach activities to schools, communities etc.

Related Projects: Developing local capacity for biodiversity surveys in Papua New Guinea, Training the next generation of Papua New Guinea conservation biologists, 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: 15-007 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-007 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 AR4 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-007 FR Ann7 Map
Download: Map [pdf]

Title: 15-007 FR Ann8 articles etc
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 15-007 FR Ann9 Museum launch
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 15-007 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]