Improving anti-poaching patrol evaluation and design in African rainforests

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Ref: 20-012

Status: Current

Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
James Madison University, Cornell University - BRP, Programme for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources - PSMNR-SWR, MoFW (MINFOF) - Cameroon, Korup Rainforest Conservation Society - KRCS, WWF - Cameroon
Start Date:
End Date:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Forests, Tropical forest
Wildlife harvest
Threats To Biodiversity:
Environmental degradation
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, In situ, Sustainable use, Incentives, General measures, Policy, Poverty reduction, Livelihoods, Benefit sharing
Specific Tools:
Research training, Monitoring, Protected areas, Nbsap, Trade
Project Summary:
Poaching in Central Africa imperils wildlife, is illegal and undermines the sustainability of local livelihoods while legitimising a corrupted attitude between people and protected areas. The project uses robust but innovative technology, centred on acoustic monitoring, to design, implement and evaluate anti-poaching strategies, leading to the development of a novel decision-support system to be rolled out across Central Africa. Developed first for Korup NP (Cameroon), this evidence-based anti-poaching protocol is intended to efficiently protect wildlife source populations within protected areas, while laying the foundation for sustainable forest uses, and thus increased food security, job opportunities, and – ultimately – poverty alleviation

Title: 20-012 HR1 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2015-04-29 00:00:00

Title: 20-012 AR1 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2015-09-17 00:00:00

Title: 20-012 HR2 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2015-05-21 00:00:00

Title: 20-012 AR2 - Edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2015-09-21 00:00:00

Title: 20-012 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2017-02-16 00:00:00

Title: 20-012 App St2 - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2014-12-17 00:00:00