Building Genetic Forensic Capacity to Reduce South Africa’s Illegal Trade


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Ref: 13-018

Status: Completed

Round:
12
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
University of KwaZulu Natal - UKZN
Start Date:
01-05-04
End Date:
31-12-07
Funding:
£216,581.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
South Africa
Project Summary:
Endangered Cape Parrot and Blue Crane protected through institutional capacity building at the University of Natal, with wildlife genetic forensic techniques developed to enable claims of captive breeding to be confirmed or refuted in order to detect illegally caught wild birds
Project Outputs:
Microsatellite markersProtocols and Guidelines for forensic analysisWider awareness of methods to detect illegal trade (public/authorities)Two MSc students trained in research and analysisDissemination of results


Documents:
Title: 13-018 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-03-13 11:51:25

Title: 13-018 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-13 11:51:25

Title: 13-018 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-03-13 11:51:25

Title: 13-018 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-13 11:51:25

Title: 13-018 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 13:32:25