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An integrated conservation programme for threatened endemic forest species in Chile


Ref: 11012
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Martin Gardner
Lead Institution: RBGE - Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Host Country Institutions: Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh), CONAF
Start Date: 2002-04-01
End Date: 2005-03-31
Funding: £166,505.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Chile
Purpose: To provide Chilean researchers and local land-owners with the knowledge and skills to enable them to protect populations of threatened forest species not included in Chile’s network of protected areas, by integrating ex-situ with in-situ conservation, in line with the objectives of the national native forest conservation and management policy.
Outputs: 1. Agreement with UK horticultural wholesaler and the Chilean government to commercialise amenity Chilean plants as a source of income to support the long-term conservation of threatened endemic species. 2. Develop agreements with local landowners for the long-term protection of key habitats containing threatened endemic species. 3. Develop the arboretum of (UACH) into a centre of excellence for the management of research ex-situ conservation collections

Related Projects: Preservation, rehabilitation and utilisation of Vietnamese montane forests, The Senda Darwin Forest Conservation and Training Project

Documents:
Title: 11-012 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-012 appl - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 11-012 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 11-012 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-012 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 11-012 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 11-012 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]