Integrating Crane Conservation with Sustainable Habitat Utilisation


South Africa
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Ref: 15-002

Status: Completed

Round:
14
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
South African Crane Working Group, EWT Crane Conservation
Start Date:
01-07-06
End Date:
30-06-09
Funding:
£239,577.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Wetlands
Threats To Biodiversity:
Environmental degradation, Land use change
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, In situ, General measures
Specific Tools:
Research training, Monitoring, Nbsap
Countries:
South Africa
Project Summary:
● To consolidate and build capacity for long term viability of cranes, associated endemics and threatened habitat in South Africa through development of sensitivity maps, population habitat viability analyses (PHVA) and training in line with government and institutional responsibilities relating to the CBD
Project Outputs:
● Management recommendations from PHVA models & sensitivity maps for all 3 crane species in South Africa; ● Information for inclusion in bioregional plans and statutory processes around threatened and protected species and ecosystems; ● Forward Strategy for National Crane Conservation 2009 - 2013; ● Collaborative partnership with Working for Wetlands Programme; ● Capacity in advocacy and lobbying techniques; ● South African capacity in data analysis including statistical methods and spatial analysis, GIS database management; ● African regional capacity built in GIS and spatial analysis including basic statistical analysis; ● Fully functional GIS unit for management of crane and associated endemics and habitat within EWT; ● Three annual standardised status reports for the 3 crane species; ● Financial forward strategy for crane conservation; ● Expanded and enhanced community environment education programme; ● Publications & Publicity


Documents:
Title: 15-002 St2 revised edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:22:02

Title: 15-002 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:22:02

Title: 15-002 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:31:49

Title: 15-002 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:22:02

Title: 15-002 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-12-16 18:02:40

Title: 15-002 HY3 edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 13:02:38

Title: 15-002 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 13:02:34

Title: 15-002 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2010-09-16 16:03:03

Title: 15-002 Presentation Population Dynamics
Download: Article [pdf] 2007-07-12 12:30:05

Title: 15-002 Presentation Population Viability Analyses
Download: Article [pdf] 2007-07-12 12:30:05

Title: 15-002 AR1 Annex 3-6 Grus grapevine newsletter
Download: Newsletter [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:31:49

Title: 15-002 AR1 Ann3-4 Excel training materials
Download: Training Manual [pdf] 2008-02-18 16:31:49

Title: 15-002 project member prize - press
Download: Press Release [pdf] 2009-08-12 12:01:47

Title: 15-002 AR3 Ann3g Wattled_Crane - map
Download: Map [pdf] 2009-11-16 13:02:34

Title: 15-002 AR3 Ann3d Workshop reports
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 13:02:34

Title: 15-002 FR App1 workshop feedback
Download: Meeting Report [pdf] 2010-09-16 16:03:03