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Alleviating rural poverty through conflict mitigation and improved crop yields


Ref: 23018
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Andrew Loveridge
Lead Institution: University of Oxford, WildCRU
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2016-04-01
End Date: 2019-03-31
Funding: £318,827.00
Website:
Status: Current
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Purpose: DESCRIPTION: Conflict with wildlife near protected areas hinders biodiversity conservation and impacts impoverished rural people. This project showcases methods for mitigating conflict with wild carnivores by engaging communities through a lion guardian programme and through novel livestock husbandry methods to reduce livestock losses, improve crop yields and therefore food security. PURPOSE: Trial and showcase novel livestock protection strategies that reduce livestock loss, improve crop yields and food security, increase community engagement in conservation and reduce retaliatory killing of large predators
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Documents:
Title: 23-018 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 23-018 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-018 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 23-018 HYR2 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-018 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]