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Establishing community-based forest biodiversity management around Sapo Park, Liberia


Ref: 13008
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Stephen van der Mark
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: FFI - Liberia
Start Date: 2004-08-01
End Date: 2007-03-31
Funding: £126,080.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Liberia
Purpose: To ensure forest biodiversity conservation and sustainable rural livelihoods in Liberia based on a legally grounded, working model of forest community empowerment and forest resource use
Outputs: 1. Regulatory framework and legal amendments for CFs adopted2. 304 communal forests/ tribal reserves in Sapo Park buffer zone established3. Model for sustainable natural resources & common property-based livelihoods developed4. Capacity of FDA. MIA, Liberian NGOs and communities strengthened to create and manage CFs/TRs5. Model developed for replication?of sustainble forest livelihood integrated with biodiversity conservation, supported by written materials (guidelines, evaluations, recommendations, training materials)

Related Projects: Renewing management of Sapo National Park and creation of the Liberian protected areas system

Documents:
Title: 13-008 AR1 maps
Download: Map [pdf]

Title: 13-008 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 13-008 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 13-008 AR1 Ann 1 CF_Manual_LFRfinal
Download: Training Manual [pdf]

Title: 13-008 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-008 AR1 Ann 3 ETFRN_article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-008 AR1 Ann1 Int Herald Tribune article
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 13-008 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]

Title: 13-008 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 13-008 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]