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Replicating Biodiversity Conservation Management at Key Soda Lakes in the Rift Valley


Ref: EIDPO012
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr David Harper
Lead Institution: University of Leicester - Geography
Host Country Institutions: University of Nairobi, National Museums of Kenya - NMK, TANAPA - Tanzanian National Parks Authority, Sokoine University
Start Date: 2006-09-01
End Date: 2008-03-31
Funding: £103,669.00
Website: http://www.wwt.org.uk/flamingo
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Kenya, Tanzania
Purpose: •To offer practical training in soda lake conservation & management at 3 new soda lakes to provide scientific information and host country capacity for soda lake management and conservation across the Rift Valley
Outputs: •Host countries’ capacity for soda lake conservation and management enhanced •Quarterly lake monitoring programme expanded across Rift Valley region and into a new country •Local communities feel enhanced ‘ownership’ of soda lakes •3 more clusters of schools receive educational material •Improved scientific understanding of the variation in soda lake ecology in the Rift Valley

Related Projects: Flamingo Conservation and Ramsar Site Management at Lake Bogoria, Kenya, Local action for global impact - community-based biodiversity conservation films, Local action for global impact: community conservation films, Sustainable livelihoods in Rift Valley woodlands to conserve biodiversity, Lesser flamingo - a conservation icon for Western India

Documents:
Title: EIDPO012 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 FR App 9_b_ FlamingoPressReleaseOctober
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 FR App 12_Thousands of lesser flamingos at Lake Naivasha
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 FR App 9 FlamingoPressReleases
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 FR App 7 Field course poster
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: EIDPO012 FR App 6 RiftValleyExplorations flyer
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: EIDPO017 FR Ann 8 Agujetas Poster Symposium 2008
Download: Article [pdf]