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Building capacity of the next generation of Liberian conservation professionals


Ref: 19004
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Kathryn Phillips
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International, FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: University of Liberia, Forestry Development Authority (FDA) - Liberia
Start Date: 2012-04-01
End Date: 2015-10-31
Funding: £299,122.00
Website: http://www.liberianfaunaflora.org
Status: Completed_admin
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Liberia
Purpose: To build capacity in participatory conservation and applied research to international standards in the next generation of Liberia’s natural resource managers through enhanced university education, practical field experience and mentoring from international researchers, whilst simultaneously generating baseline information on Liberia’s biodiversity.
Outputs: Outputs 1. Curriculums of Liberia’s premier teaching institution updated with conservation-focused teaching modules, in line with international standards. Topics to include introduction to conservation biology, rights-based governance approaches, sustainable livelihoods and climate change 2. Capacity of Liberian students and FDA employees in field research methods and conservation issues increased through residential courses at SNP hosted by CEERCL 3. Improved knowledge of the biodiversity of Southeast Liberia through increased collaborative research and continuation of SNP bio-monitoring programme. 4. Research findings disseminated through local and national media, scientific publications, a dedicated webpage and reports.


Documents:
Title: 19-004 App St2 - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 19-004 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 19-004 HR2 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 19-004 AR2 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 19-004 AR3 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]