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Building capacity for the recovery of critically endangered Gyps spp. vultures in India


Ref: EIDPO005
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr Andrew Cunningham
Lead Institution: ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Host Country Institutions: BNHS - Bombay Natural History Society
Start Date: 2004-07-01
End Date: 2007-06-30
Funding: £74,210.00
Website: http://www.vulturerescue.org
Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: India, Nepal
Purpose: To build capacity within India for the the recovery of Indian Gyps vultures.
Outputs: Capacity of the Vulture Care Centre expanded. Training capacity of the Vulture Care Centre developed to become a national training centre for captive care and breeding of vultures. Captive breeding programmes established for three critically endangered species of vulture Status and trends of populations of three vulture species obtained

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