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


Indonesia
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Ref: DARSC172

Status: Completed

Round:
22
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-09-16
End Date:
30-11-16
Funding:
£4,750.00
Regions:
East Asia
Countries:
Indonesia
Project Summary:
- 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.