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Developing Community-based Manta Ray Ecotourism in Raja Ampat, Indonesia


Ref: DARSC172
Type: Scoping
Project Leader: Robert James Perryman
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Start Date: 2016-09-01
End Date: 2016-11-30
Funding: £0.00
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Status: Current
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Purpose: - To develop a collaboration with the State University of Papua (UNIPA), and links with local scientists and students in order to include these stakeholders in ongoing research. - To meet with experienced local researchers at UNIPA, and discuss training opportunities for students there. - To establish the potential for long-term project links to local communities. - To survey local communities in order to gauge their reaction to our proposed work and address their needs and concerns. - To meet and discuss plans with local ecotourism providers.
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