Research to policy - building capacity for conservation through poverty alleviation
Host Country Institutions:
ITFC - Institute for Tropical Forest Conservation, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE), Jane Goodall Institute
To build knowledge and capacity of the Uganda Poverty and Conservation Learning Group (U-PCLG) to effectively influence biodiversity conservation policy, decision —makers and practitioners at national and local levels.
1.a. ICD collaborative research project designed and implemented to improve effectiveness of ICD interventions in Bwindi on the basis of historical and current survey data on drivers of resource use .
1.b. Dissemination of the research findings and recommendations on conservation through poverty alleviation.
2. Capacity Building for Policy Reform - U-PCLG capacity developed for promoting improved governance of natural resources and greater equity in conservation policy.
3. Capacity Building for Improved Conservation Practice - Ugandan project partners’ capabilities in applied conservation research developed through their collaboration on the research project.
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