Conservation of the orang-utan in Kinbatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, Sabah


Malaysia
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Ref: 9-016

Status: Completed

Round:
8
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Project
Start Date:
01-12-00
End Date:
30-11-03
Funding:
£147,264.00
Regions:
East Asia
Biomes:
Forests, Tropical forest, Island biodiversity
Countries:
Malaysia
Project Summary:
To provide a range of essential information on the genetic structure of the Kinabatangan orangutan population to create a conservation strategy.
Project Outputs:
Train 1 Sabah Wildlife Department staff and 4 local people in the field on non-invasive sampling. Train 30 undergraduates and 10 Sabah Wildlife Department staff for 6 weeks in conservation & population biology, molecular genetics and behavioural ecology. 2 Msc students. Produce Malay & English booklet on developing molecular techniques applied in conservation biology for under- and post-graduate students. Publicity campaign. Produce management plan & submit to Sabah Wildlife Department. Create database of orangutan distribution, population fragementation & genetic information at the University of Malaysia-Sabah. Establish research unit for rainforest species conservation at University of Malaysia-Sabah. Disseminate results at international workshop.


Documents:
Title: 9-016 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-08-12 11:31:42

Title: 09-016 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 11:41:32

Title: 09-016 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-04-07 11:41:32

Title: 09-016 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2010-11-19 13:32:26

Title: ECP Malaysia, Sabah - final
Download: ECP [pdf] 2009-10-08 10:03:21