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Empowering local people to manage the biodiversity of El Salvador


Ref: 8150
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Alex Monro
Lead Institution: NHM - Natural History Museum
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1999-05-01
End Date: 2002-04-30
Funding: £122,273.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: El Salvador
Purpose: To give people the necessary skills and know how to maintain the balance between the conservation and sustainable use of the biodiversity of the coffee forest
Outputs: Establish dissemination network. Present paper and poster at the Mesoamericana conference in Guatemala, and at the Systematics Association conference in Glasgow. Design and create database. Deliver collections to collaborating institutions. Hold training course 'Monitoring Salvadoran Biodiversity' for a variety of stakeholders. Submit 3 papers to refereed journal. Training of Salvadoran scientists at NHM. Produce project newsletter. Publish identification guides. Hold international workshop.

Related Projects: Jorge Alberto Monterrosa Salomon, Baseline Tools for Management of PN La Amistad, Tools for the sustainable harvesting of Mayanut (Mesoamerica), Integrating local communities and science: management of La Amistad (Costa Rica-Panama)

Documents:
Title: 08-150 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 8-150 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 8-150 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]