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Conservation Biology & Genetics of the western lowland gorilla in Gabon

 

Key Facts

FUNDING SCHEME ICON
FUNDING SCHEME
Main Project
VALUE ICON
VALUE
£148,133
WHERE ICON
WHERE
Gabon

Summary

To assist in the creation of a conservation strategy for the western lowland gorilla within Gabon using molecular techniques, and to create genetic profiles to establish the identity of individual gorillas.
 
Status Completed
Reference 80-44
Round 7
Start 01/09/1999
End 31/08/2002

Project Leader

Lead Organisation

Project Partners
Centre International de Recherches M├ędicales de Franceville, Gabon (CIRMF)


Regions
sub-Saharan Africa

Countries
Gabon

Project Outputs
Train CIRMF technician in laboratory techniques in UK and Gabon. Hold 3 conservation biology workshops of 30 students from Gabon/Central Africa. Publish 2-4 scientific articles. Establish genetic, demographic and biogeographic databases. Establish reference collection of gorilla hair/DNA at CIRMF. Present final data at International Primate Society. Establish permanent research unit at CIRMF. UWC/WCS PhD student. Deliver management plan to Ministere des Eaux et Forets.


Documents:
Download: Article - 8-044 FR Appendix 13 - 07/04/2008

Download: Article - 8-044 FR Appendix 14 - 07/04/2008

Download: Final Report - 8-044 FR - 07/04/2008

Download: Half Year Report - 8-044 HY3 - 12/08/2009

Download: Annual Report - 8-044 AR2 - 07/04/2008

Download: Annual Report - 8-044 AR1 - 07/04/2008

Download: Half Year Report - 8-044 HY1 - 07/04/2008

Download: Application Form - 08-044 Applic - 13/06/2008