Research, survey and biodiversity planning on the Tibet-Qinghai plateau, China


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Ref: 10-009

Status: Completed

Round:
9
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
Upper Yangtze Organisation, Environmental Protection Bureau
Start Date:
01-07-01
End Date:
31-03-04
Funding:
£80,129.00
Regions:
East Asia
Biomes:
Inland waters, Mountains
Countries:
China
Project Summary:
The project will assist the rural communities of Yushu prefecture and the provincial authorities to manage sustainably the habitats and wildlife of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. This is to be achieved through a combination of training and participatory planning and will lead to project proposals for conservation action.
Project Outputs:
Outputs: The Project will:· Develop a detailed understanding of the link between the socio-economic condition of the rural communities and the management of the rangelands.· Provide an assessment of the current condition of the plateau habitats and key species within the project area, identifying priorities for restoration of damaged areas.· Improve awareness among stakeholders of the economic and biological benefits of sound rangeland management.· Increase the institutional capacity for the survey, monitoring and management of the biological resources in the plateau area.· Provide a 1st stage landscape level management plan through a participatory planning process.· Identify potential protected areas and specify management structures for them..· An assessment of alternative income streams for rural communities to relieve pressure on biological resources.


Documents:
Title: 10-009 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-04-07 12:11:05

Title: 10-009 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 12:11:05

Title: 10-009 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 12:11:05

Title: 10-009 FR Ann 2 Qinghai Co Management Plan _final_
Download: Management Plan [pdf] 2008-04-07 12:11:05

Title: 10-009 FR Ann 1 Field trip and training workshops report July - Sept 2002
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 12:11:05