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Using saiga antelope conservation to improve rural livelihoods, Kazakhstan


Ref: 12028
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr EJ Milner-Gulland
Lead Institution: Imperial College
Host Country Institutions: Institute of Ecology& Evolution, Russian Academy of Science
Start Date: 2003-04-01
End Date: 2006-03-31
Funding: £118,790.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: Europe & Central Asia
Countries: Kazakhstan, Russia
Purpose: MAIN - To save the critically endangered saiga antelope from extinction and support impoverished rural communities by building a framework integrating saiga conservation and sustainable use of natural resources with communities’ needs and aspirations.
Outputs: MAIN - 1) Foundations of SMAs able to continue saiga protection. 2) Trained rangers, wardens and young scientists to continue monitoring. 3) An understanding in the region of the philosophy and methods of community-based conservation. 4) Sustainable livelihoods for rural people. 5) Scientific research focussed on linkages between human activities and saiga ecology.

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Documents:
Title: 12-028 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-028 FR Ann 2 Saiga News3-Eng2
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 12-028 AR2 Annex4 - Saiga News
Download: Newsletter [pdf]

Title: 12-028 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-028 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-028 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-028 FR Ann 3 BBC Wildlife extract
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 12-028 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-028 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]