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Conservation of the critically endangered Rondo Galago in Tanzania


Ref: EIDPR147
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Dr Craig Turner
Lead Institution: ZSL - Zoological Society of London
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2012-04-01
End Date: 2013-03-31
Funding: £2,840.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Tanzania
Purpose: This scoping visit will specifically enable UK/Tanzanian collaborators to: • identify priority research, conservation, and financial needs of institutions involved in the management and research of the species and its habitats.; • define specific collaborator roles based on shared and unique expertise; • identify and map additional stakeholders to be engaged in community-based conservation activities; • meet and consult with Tanzanian Government agencies including: the Tanzania Forest Service, the Wildlife Division, the TANAPA and TAWIRI; • Meet with the Zoology Departmental Head at the University of Dar es Salaam to identify training strategies and aspiring conservationists to receive EDGE Fellowships (ongoing training/funding) for conservation research; • identify field sites, appropriate survey methods; and plan research activities to implement the best scientific knowledge to inform the conservation activities and decision makers; • develop a Memorandum of Understanding; • plan for the production of a species conservation strategy.
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