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Egyptian Sea Turtle Conservation Project


Ref: 6020
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Andrew Campbell
Lead Institution: University of London - QMUL - Queen Mary & Westfield College
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1997-06-01
End Date: 2000-10-31
Funding: £143,632.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: North Africa
Countries: Egypt
Purpose: To identify the beaches currently used for nesting by Green and Loggerhead turtles and identify other suitable ones.
Outputs: Short courses for 50-100 fisherman, fish wholesalers & retailers, and military representatives; 4 turtle rangers trained in UK and Egypt; 30 members of the Egyptian Turtle Conservation Society trained as volunteer assistants; 4-day international workshop (approx. 50 participants)New Egyptian society for the conservation of sea turtles established; Newsletter; 10-20 sites identified for protection by legislation; Recommendations on protected sites delivered to Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA); scientific papers published.


Documents:
Title: ECP N Africa - final
Download: ECP [pdf]

Title: 06-020 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]