Conserving the Southeast Asian Guano Bat - Sustaining Livelihoods Across Borders
Dr Ian Mackie
University of Aberdeen - St Machar
Host Country Institutions:
Prince of Songkla University, Academy of Science and Technology, Yangon University, WCS - Cambodia
Burma, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam
The Southeast Asian guano bat and the sustainable livelihoods it provides protected through a trans-boundary network of researchers, local guano collectors and international treaty (CMS).
Repeatable accurate population estimates obtained for major colonies in all countries by in-country biologists.
Village Stewardship Agreements in place and functioning
Training of 12 Darwin trainees
Related Projects: Biodiversity assessment of limestone karst dependent bats in Myanmar, Burma