Building University Capacity to Train Future Cambodian Conservationists


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Ref: 14-037

Status: Completed

Round:
13
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
Royal University of Phnom Penh, MoE - Cambodia, MoAFF - Cambodia
Start Date:
01-06-05
End Date:
01-10-08
Funding:
£154,484.00
Regions:
East Asia
Broad Approches:
Ecosystem conservation, Sustainable use, Institutional development
Specific Tools:
Research training, Training
Countries:
Cambodia
Project Summary:
To build capacity in conservation and applied research at Cambodia’s premier universities, chiefly by establishing new teaching modules and diploma in conservation biology, supported with practical field experience
Project Outputs:
1) 60 students trained for 15 weeks on new module, of which 20 will be selected as junior research officers (‘Darwin Scholars’). 2) The Royal Universities obtain essential field equipment, research facilities and hardware to conduct conservation research projects. 3) Better conservation effort on the ground due to increased inter-institutional collaboration in fieldwork and 3-5 joint education and research workshops 4) Cambodia’s first zoological reference collection and basic library facilities initiated, with 3 curators and 3 librarians trained for 12 weeks, database system & field guides developed. 5) The first issue of the Cambodian Journal of Natural History published and distributed (final year of project)


Documents:
Title: 14-037 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 AR2- edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-03-10 14:31:24

Title: 14-037 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2009-08-12 12:01:47

Title: 14-037 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 10:33:13

Title: 14-037 FR article - Budding Scientists embrace nature
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-10-07 10:33:13

Title: 14-037 FR article - Chasing the gibbons call - Channa Phan
Download: Article [pdf] 2009-10-07 10:33:13