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Building capacity and Integrating Disease Surveillance with Conservation Management for Galpagos Fauna


Ref: EIDPO015
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr Simon Goodman
Lead Institution: University of Leeds - IICB
Host Country Institutions: University of Guayaquil, Galapagos National Park Service, Galapagos National Park Service
Start Date: 2006-10-01
End Date: 2009-04-30
Funding: £119,696.00
Website: http://www.galapagoslab.org
Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Ecuador
Purpose: To provide capacity to respond to specific disease threats identified by the current project, to fully embed disease surveillance in the Galapagos National Park strategy, to integrate wild tortoise health initiatives with the tortoise captive breeding programme, and to build conservation education capacity within the Galapagos community and Latin American region.
Outputs: Capacity of lab to deal with specific identified disease threats is expanded, and development of current programmes. Annex to existing lab for sample archive and necropsy room. Enhanced capabilities of project managers to translate research outputs in to conservation practice Operating plan for disease management in tortoise captive breeding programme. Conservation science taught by local teachers. Graduates in masters programmes from other Latin American countries. Media representation

Related Projects: Building capacity and determining disease threats to endemic Galapagos fauna, Quantification and Elimination of Threats to the Caspian Seal

Documents:
Title: EIDPO015 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO015 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO015 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]