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Renewing management of Sapo National Park and creation of the Liberian protected areas system


Ref: 9001
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Jamison Suter
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: Forestry Development Authority (FDA) - Liberia, Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia - SCNL
Start Date: 2000-05-01
End Date: 2002-04-30
Funding: £92,962.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Liberia
Purpose: To permit the country to establish a representative protected areas system and to establish an active, competent management presence at all protected areas.
Outputs: Hold workshop to review and update Sapo NP management plan. Train 20 people in conservation management planning. Produce Sapo NP management plan. Train 20 field staff in ecological monitoring techniques. Establish 20 transects. Produce a set of training materials. Publish papers in journals. Produce documents to assist in work related to species identification, classification and recording. Establish database on wildlife findings (density, distribution, seasonal variations etc.). Produce species-based rapid assessment index of ecological integrity and conservation worthiness. Organise a 1-day workshop to develop an ecological assessment index.

Related Projects: Establishing community-based forest biodiversity management around Sapo Park, Liberia

Documents:
Title: 9-001 AR1
Download: Annual Report [pdf]