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Building Capacity for Forest Inventory in the Republic of Congo


Ref: 15011
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr David Harris
Lead Institution: RBGE - Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Host Country Institutions: Marien Ngouabi University, WCS - Congo, Centre National d'Inventaire et d'Amenagements des Ressources Forestieres at Fauniques, CERVE - Centre d'etudes sur les Ressources Vegetales
Start Date: 2006-06-01
End Date: 2009-03-31
Funding: £184,500.00
Website: http://dps.plants.ox.ac.uk/bol/congo
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Congo
Purpose: 1. To train staff for forest inventory and conservation. 2. To develop novel ways of organising and presenting botanical data. 3. To provide crucial data & advice for management.
Outputs: Checklist of tree species with local names. Species checklists for 2 protected areas. 30 x 30 m permanent plots Herbarium collections. Virtual herbarium. Tree identification training manual. Papers & reports on forest management & conservation. Publicity material

Related Projects: Strengthening capacity for botanical inventory in the Republic of Congo

Documents:
Title: 15-011 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-011_Annex 6 poster - building capacity in congo forest
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 15-011 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-011 St2 edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 15-011_Annex 5a newspaper clipping - city botanists on congo conservation mission
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 15-011 AR1
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-011_Annex 5b news clipping - conserving the congo forest
Download: Press Release [pdf]

Title: 15-011 HYR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 15-011 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 15-011 FR Ann16 posters
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 15-011 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]