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Buffer Zone Restoration and Development in Knuckles Forest Reserve


Ref: 15010
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Michelle Pinard
Lead Institution: University of Aberdeen - St Machar
Host Country Institutions: IUCN - Colombo, University of Peradeniya, Forest Department, Colombo, Lincoln University
Start Date: 2006-07-01
End Date: 2009-06-30
Funding: £225,068.00
Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/knuckles
Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: Sri Lanka
Purpose: To enhance the sustainable conservation of biological diversity and ecosystem services in the Knuckles Forest Reserve (KFR), Sri Lanka, by addressing the main threats to environmental protection through the development of options for buffer zone management that improve the livelihoods of local communities.
Outputs: 1. Options for the rehabilitation of degraded areas developed that are relevant to communities in Knuckles 2. Improved capacity to implement and adapt options over time 3. Communities in Knuckles empowered to articulate their own priorities for livelihood options and to influence decisionmaking processes in KFR buffer zone 4. Recommendations for management of buffer zone of KFR

Related Projects: Biodiversity Monitoring in Forest Ecosystems in Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia

Documents:
Title: 15-010 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-010 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-010 HY2 revised
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-010 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-010 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-010 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-010 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]