Saeeda Gouhari


Afghanistan
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Ref: DARFW047

Status: Current

Round:
24
Funding Scheme:
Fellowship
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-06-18
End Date:
31-08-19
Funding:
£22,000.00
Countries:
Afghanistan
Project Summary:
This Fellowship will apply Ecosystem Valuation and Natural Capital methodologies in Afghanistan, integrating these into strategic planning through awareness raising activities with environmental stakeholders. The proposed fellow will develop her research capacity by estimating the value of identified specific ecosystem services in the Shah Foladi Protected Area in the Central Highlands of Afghanistan. Outputs from the Fellowship will include a scientific publication detailing the applicability of Ecosystem Valuation methods in mountain communities in rural Afghanistan, incorporation of value assessments into the Shah Foladi National Park Management Plan, and a series of stakeholder awareness knowledge products and presentations.