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Conserving Vietnam's Biodiversity Through Improved Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring


Ref: 6014
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Stephen Tilling
Lead Institution: FSC - Field Studies Council
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1997-04-01
End Date: 2000-06-30
Funding: £128,274.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Vietnam
Purpose: To support training and education in the use of biological indicator groups for water quality monitoring.
Outputs: Over 35 BSc and MSc dissertations produced; over 600 children involved in school projects; 38 teachers received training at 3 sites; Training in 5 different locations in Vietnam; 500 copies of education manuals published and distributed; water quality now a curriculum ‘theme’ for schoolchildren throughout Vietnam; 2 identification keys; a database and species collection established; 100+ individuals from higher education, national parks, National Environmental Agency, schools and education authorities involved; books and equipment donated; dissemination of materials to 8 countries in Asia;

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