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Chameleons, Conservation and Local Communities in Madagascar


Ref: 5174
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Richard Griffiths
Lead Institution: DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology, DICE - Durrell Institute of Conservation & Ecology
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1996-05-01
End Date: 1998-12-31
Funding: £84,958.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Madagascar
Purpose: To provide information on the chameleons of Madagascar, a neglected area of research.
Outputs: Chameleon survey completed in 4 areas of Madagascar; local community surveys in 2 areas; 6 Malagasy students and 10 research guides trained in herpterofuana survey and questionnaire techniques; T-shirts; posters; 1 status assessment report and management plan completed.

Related Projects: Aztecs and Axolotls: Integrating conservation and tourism at Xochimilco, Mexico, Chameleon trade and conservation in Madagascar, Implementing CITES in Madagascar, Biodiversity Management Training, Flying the flagship: delivering the axolotl action plan at Xochimilco, Mexico

Documents:
Title: ECP Madagascar final
Download: ECP [pdf]