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Integrating biodiversity and elephants into peace and development


Ref: 24024
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Monica Wrobel
Lead Institution: Elephant Family
Host Country Institutions: WCS - Myanmar, GBP Grow Back for Posterity Mayanmar, Compass Films
Start Date: 2017-04-01
End Date: 2020-03-30
Funding: £345,888.00
Website:
Status: Current
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Burma
Purpose: This project will protect Myanmar’s biodiversity, support ethnic peace and prevent human-elephant conflict (HEC) due to current and predicted land-use changes from expanding commercial exploitation, agrarian livelihoods and resettlement of vulnerable refugees lacking knowledge of wildlife. Local participatory land management and HEC mitigation will reach at least 12,300 families. Land is managed sustainably and incorporates local knowledge and technical expertise, in 5 areas of high biodiversity and elephant conflict in Myanmar, anticipating human migration and serving as national examples.
Outputs:


Documents:
Title: 24-024 App rev May17 - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 24-024 HYR1 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]