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Developing biodiversity management capacity around the Ramsar site in Turks and Caicos Islands


Ref: 8164
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Oliver Cheesman
Lead Institution: CABI International - Egham
Host Country Institutions: UKOTCF - UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum
Start Date: 1999-10-01
End Date: 2002-02-28
Funding: £124,800.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: UKOT
Countries: Turks and Caicos Islands
Purpose: Through technical inputs and capacity building, to enable the local people of TCI to develop a biodiversity management plan and to initiate a viable sustainable programme of development based on eco-tourism.
Outputs: Produce 5 project newsletters. Form the Middle Caicos Biodiversity Management Committee. Train local people in biodiversity surveying (insects, higher plants, birds, bats, herpetiles). Produce 5 manuals relating to identification, classification and recording of above groups, and environmental education training materials. Collect baseline biodiversity data. Establish a biodiversity database. Establish a reference collection for insects and plants. Training in management planning methods and production of draft management plan.


Documents:
Title: 08-164 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 8-164 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 8-164 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 8-164 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]