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Sustainability of Wildlife and Rattan Trades in North Sulawesi


Ref: 5127
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr EJ Milner-Gulland
Lead Institution: Imperial College London - RRAG
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1996-04-01
End Date:
Funding: £118,475.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Indonesia
Purpose: To study the sustainability of wildlife and rattan trades in North Sulawesi, quantifying the offtake, its effects on traded species and the effects of policies to make the trade more sustainable and profitable.
Outputs: 6 field assistants trained; 10 MPI employees trained; 50 rattan collectors trained in financial planning; 3 rattan co-operatives formed; publicity material (video, banners, T-shirts). Model developed and implemented; report presented to the Indonesian Government; 1 MSc student Masters thesis; 15 Forest Department officials trained in wildlife habitat protection operations; 30 forest guards trained in conducting checkpoints; 2 Indonesian graduates trained in research methodology; 2 papers accepted/published; 2 book chapters accepted.

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Documents:
Title: ECP Indonesia - final
Download: ECP [pdf]