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Research, survey and biodiversity planning on the Tibet-Qinghai plateau, China

Ref: 10009
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Mr Mike Harding
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: Upper Yangtze Organisation, Environmental Protection Bureau
Start Date: 2001-07-01
End Date: 2004-03-31
Funding: £80,129.00
Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: China
Purpose: The project will assist the rural communities of Yushu prefecture and the provincial authorities to manage sustainably the habitats and wildlife of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. This is to be achieved through a combination of training and participatory planning and will lead to project proposals for conservation action.
Outputs: Outputs: The Project will:∑ Develop a detailed understanding of the link between the socio-economic condition of the rural communities and the management of the rangelands.∑ Provide an assessment of the current condition of the plateau habitats and key species within the project area, identifying priorities for restoration of damaged areas.∑ Improve awareness among stakeholders of the economic and biological benefits of sound rangeland management.∑ Increase the institutional capacity for the survey, monitoring and management of the biological resources in the plateau area.∑ Provide a 1st stage landscape level management plan through a participatory planning process.∑ Identify potential protected areas and specify management structures for them..∑ An assessment of alternative income streams for rural communities to relieve pressure on biological resources.

Title: 10-009 FR Ann 2 Qinghai Co Management Plan _final_
Download: Management Plan [pdf]

Title: 10-009 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 10-009 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 10-009 FR Ann 1 Field trip and training workshops report July - Sept 2002
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 10-009 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]