Bolivian Key Biodiversity Areas Project
Dr Ross Macleod
University of Glasgow - DEEB
Host Country Institutions:
To gather high quality scientific data with which to identify an Important Biodiversity Sites network in Bolivia, and thereby establish national site-specific priorities for biodiversity conservation. In tandem, to expand the capacity of Armonia to act on these priorities and to provide the training and field experience necessary for the IBS programme to be run by Bolivian personnel.
30 young Bolivian biologists trained and experienced in biodiversity surveys.2 young Bolivians trained & capable of instructing others (entomology & herpetology).Biological inventories of 70 sites completed.Bolivian Important Biodiversity Sites book published and distributed in electronic form.Armonia able to coordinate future IBS work.
Related Projects: Sustainable Manu: Biodiversity conservation through sustainable development and rainforest regeneration