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Phase II - Building university capacity to train and support Cambodian conservationists


Ref: EIDPO028
Type: Post-Project
Project Leader: Dr Neil Furey
Lead Institution: FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions: Royal University of Phnom Penh, MoE - Cambodia
Start Date: 2009-04-01
End Date: 2011-03-31
Funding: £134,975.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: East Asia
Countries: Cambodia
Purpose: Strengthen and consolidate Cambodia’s conservation science capacity by developing the Centre for Biodiversity Conservation (CBC) as the national hub for original research, postgraduate education, information dissemination and inter-agency collaboration.
Outputs: 1. The formalization of the Centre for Biodiversity Conservation as an independent unit within the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). 2. Masters of Science in Biodiversity Conservation programme enhanced and continued as a permanent fixture at RUPP. 3. A permanent cadre of national scientists (‘Darwin Research Officers’) employed by the RUPP Centre for Biodiversity Conservation to advance biodiversity science in Cambodia. 4. Continued growth and improvement of the national zoological reference collection, herbarium and journal as resources for conservation scientists nationwide.

Related Projects: Building University Capacity to Train Future Cambodian Conservationists

Documents:
Title: EIDPO028 Application - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPO028 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO028 - Not just an academic exercise - FF magazine_2009
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: EIDPO028 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO028 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPO028 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]