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Conservation of the orang-utan in Kinbatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sabah


Ref: 9016
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Professor Mike Bruford
Lead Institution: Cardiff University
Host Country Institutions: Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project
Start Date: 2000-12-01
End Date: 2003-11-30
Funding: £147,264.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Malaysia
Purpose: To provide a range of essential information on the genetic structure of the Kinabatangan orangutan population to create a conservation strategy.
Outputs: Train 1 Sabah Wildlife Department staff and 4 local people in the field on non-invasive sampling. Train 30 undergraduates and 10 Sabah Wildlife Department staff for 6 weeks in conservation & population biology, molecular genetics and behavioural ecology. 2 Msc students. Produce Malay & English booklet on developing molecular techniques applied in conservation biology for under- and post-graduate students. Publicity campaign. Produce management plan & submit to Sabah Wildlife Department. Create database of orangutan distribution, population fragementation & genetic information at the University of Malaysia-Sabah. Establish research unit for rainforest species conservation at University of Malaysia-Sabah. Disseminate results at international workshop.

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Documents:
Title: 09-016 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 09-016 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 9-016 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: ECP Malaysia, Sabah - final
Download: ECP [pdf]

Title: 09-016 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]