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Management tools for endemic mammal conservation in Papua New Guinea


Ref: EIDPR138
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Dr Craig Turner
Lead Institution: ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2010-04-01
End Date: 2011-03-31
Funding: £3,000.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: Pacific
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Purpose: This scoping visit will specifically enable UK/PNG collaborators to: • identify priority research, conservation, and financial needs; • define specific collaborator roles based on shared and unique expertise; • meet additional potential collaborators (e.g. UPNG/National Museum of PNG/Wildlife Conservation Society-PNG/Research and Conservation Foundation of PNG [RCF]) to establish project roles and evaluate infrastructural requirements; • meet and consult with PNG governmental representatives (e.g. DEC), National Research Institute, local communities and other stakeholders; • identify training strategies and 2+ aspiring conservationists to receive EDGE Fellowships (ongoing training/funding) for conservation research; • identify field sites and appropriate survey methods; • develop Memorandum of Understanding;
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