Improving forest governance for Cross River gorillas and Nigerian farmers


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Ref: 24-001

Status: Current

Round:
23
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Project Partners:
CAMM Conservation Association Mbe Mountains, MCCF Ministry of Climate Change and Forestry, CRIN Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Boki LGA Boki Local Government Area
Start Date:
01-04-17
End Date:
31-03-22
Funding:
£303,641.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Forests, Tropical forest
Production:
Forestry
Threats To Biodiversity:
Land use change, Over exploitation
Broad Approches:
Gender, Community management, Sustainable use, In situ
Specific Tools:
Governance, Tenure, Traditional knowledge, Cepa, Training, Research training
Countries:
Nigeria
Conventions:
CBD
Project Summary:
The project will protect critically endangered Cross River gorillas by providing economic incentives (through improved livelihoods) and governance incentives (through land tenure) for rural communities to improve conservation and governance of a community-managed protected area – Nigeria’s Mbe Mountains - and a critically important adjacent forests. Critical habitat for Cross River gorillas in Nigeria’s Mbe Mountains is legally recognized and effectively co-managed, benefitting 12,000 people from improved cocoa production, bush mango harvesting and watershed protection.


Documents:
Title: 24-001 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2017-09-28 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 HYR1 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2018-01-10 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2019-09-26 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 HYR2 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2020-08-21 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-08-21 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 HYR3- edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2020-08-21 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-08-21 00:00:00

Title: 24-001 HYR4
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2021-02-03 00:00:00