Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to African great apes in tourism


Guinea-Bissau
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Ref: CV19RR18

Status: Current

Round:
1
Funding Scheme:
Covid19 Rapid Response
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Start Date:
01-01-21
End Date:
31-03-21
Funding:
£58,852.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Guinea-Bissau
Project Summary:
This project will quantify perception of risk, sense of responsibility, social norms, expectations, and willingness to adopt SARS-CoV-2 mitigation measures by tourists and guides to prevent transmission to African great apes and local communities. From this, we will develop evidence-based, multi-media education material for ape tourism sites across Africa. Tourism education campaigns will be fully implemented for chimpanzees at Cantanhez NP, Guinea-Bissau, and gorillas at Bwindi Impenetrable NP, Uganda. Materials will be freely available online for adoption by other organisations.


Documents:
Title: CV19RR18 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2021-02-17 00:00:00