Conservation Biology & Genetics of the western lowland gorilla in Gabon


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Ref: 8-044

Status: Completed

Round:
7
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Gabon (CIRMF)
Start Date:
01-09-99
End Date:
31-08-02
Funding:
£148,133.00
Regions:
sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Gabon
Project 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.
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:
Title: 08-044 Applic - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-06-13 17:31:04

Title: 8-044 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:40:48

Title: 8-044 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:40:48

Title: 8-044 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:40:48

Title: 8-044 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-08-12 11:31:43

Title: 8-044 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:40:48

Title: 8-044 FR Appendix 14
Download: Article [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:30:51

Title: 8-044 FR Appendix 13
Download: Article [pdf] 2008-04-07 10:30:51