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Tools for monitoring soil biodiversity in the ASEAN Region


Ref: 9003
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr David Jones
Lead Institution: NHM - Natural History Museum, Entomology
Host Country Institutions: Forest Research Centre - Sabah
Start Date: 2000-05-01
End Date: 2004-03-31
Funding: £100,633.00
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Status: Completed_noFR
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Malaysia
Purpose: To devise cost effective rapid sampling protocols for assessing the biodiversity of termites, ants, earthworms and beetles .
Outputs: Hold workshops for UK and Malaysian staff. Establish 8 permanent field plots. Train Darwin fellows. Present paper and poster at the International Congress of Entomology, Brazil, and at the IUSSI conference in Japan. Establish Soil Biodiversity specialist group network across the ASEAN region. Establish species level database at UMS. Submit papers to journals. Produce newsletter. Edit and print Darwin handbook of Soil RBAs. Prepare teaching material for training course, and hold training course.


Documents:
Title: 09-003 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 9-003 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]