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Wildlife Wood Project


Ref: 16010
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Noelle Kumpel
Lead Institution: ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Host Country Institutions: JCM-LLL, University of Ghana, MoFW (MINFOF) - Cameroon, Forestry Commission - Ghana, WWF - Cameroon
Start Date: 2007-04-01
End Date: 2011-03-31
Funding: £265,406.00
Website: http://www.zsl.org/conservation/regions/africa/wildlife-wood-project/
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Cameroon, Ghana
Purpose: To reduce unsustainable hunting and trapping of wildlife (bushmeat) in timber production forests of West and Central Africa, by identifying wildlife indicators for use in forest certification and national forest regulations, and by developing wildlife management systems with timber companies and local communities.
Outputs: 1. Wildlife indicators identified in 2 rainforest regions (west and central Africa), which can be used to verify timber certification systems 2. Species composition, patterns and nature of bushmeat use in timber concessions documented. 3. Wildlife management plans developed in 2 case study forests (1 per country), to develop best practice with timber companies. 4. Cost-effective and scientifically rigorous wildlife monitoring system established, and impact of forest management plans assessed. 5. Capacity building through training timber company guards & government rangers, and through MSc studentships. 6. Knowledge and awareness of timber certification and wildlife management increased among government, private sector, research and local communities, and timber consumers.

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Documents:
Title: 16-010 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 16-010 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-010 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-010 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 16-010 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 16-010 AR2 WWP-info-sheet-final
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 16-010 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 16-010 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]