Darwin Courses in Tropical Biology: Training African and European Biologists


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Ref: 5-092

Status: Completed

Round:
4
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-04-96
End Date:
31-03-99
Funding:
£117,950.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Africa
Project Summary:
To develop a self-sustaining organisation that offers top quality training and follow-up support for young biologists, specifically to provide a means by which western technology and expertise can be transferred to countries rich in biodiversity but poor in resources.
Project Outputs:
29 MSc students trained in Uganda (2 week course) in management of National Parks and protected areas; 189 undergraduates / graduates trained on 8 month courses. Transfer of teaching skills to 19 East African lecturers and resource people; presentations; 3 TBA Council meetings; articles; newsletters.