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Biodiversity Surveying and Information Management, Laguna San Rafael National Park, Chile


Ref: 5153
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Johnathon Cook
Lead Institution: Raleigh International
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1996-04-01
End Date:
Funding: £134,160.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Chile
Purpose: To carry out surveying and assist in identifying information management priorities.
Outputs: Baseline survey of priority components of biodiversity in the park recorded; 3 workshops (2 on information management training, 1 on dissemination & lessons learnt); long-term monitoring systems in place for a set of projects; 340 young people from around the world involved in fieldwork; 5 CONAF rangers involved in mammal research and received training; ; 8 CONAF rangers + 2 admin. staff trained in plant & insect monitoring techniques; Successful application (EC) for 4 years funding to develop a sustainable management strategy in LSRNP and 4 other protected areas building on the Darwin project work; 5+ papers published in scientific journals. 41+ other publications.


Documents:
Title: 5-153 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]