Monitoring and Simulating Threats to Aquatic Biodiversity in the Okavango Delta


Botswana
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Ref: 14-029

Status: Completed

Round:
13
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
HOORC - University of Botswana
Start Date:
01-01-06
End Date:
30-04-09
Funding:
£189,841.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Inland waters, Wetlands
Threats To Biodiversity:
Climate change
Broad Approches:
Ecosystem conservation, Goods services
Specific Tools:
Research training, Monitoring, Taxonomy
Countries:
Botswana
Project Summary:
Assist in the ability of Botswana to implement CBD in the OD region, through programme of capacity building, training and scientific research.
Project Outputs:
Outputs Acquisition of extensive baseline aquatic biodiversity and water quality data across hydroperiod gradients in OD. Development of robust Indices of Biological Integrity (IBIs), sensitive to hydroperiod Development of future scenarios of OD flood frequency, extent and duration and biodiversity response Establishment of on-going systematic biodiversity monitoring programme based on identified IBIs. Dissemination of results. Training programme for staff at HOORC/IC & Botswana students completed. Relationship of project to CBD established through ODMP initiatives.


Documents:
Title: 14-029 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-03-10 15:21:24

Title: 14-029 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 15:21:24

Title: 14-029 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 15:21:24

Title: 14-029 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 15:21:24

Title: 14-029 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 15:21:24

Title: 14-029 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 10:33:15

Title: 14-029 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 17:02:48

Title: 14-029 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 11:32:29