Phase II - Building university capacity to train and support Cambodian conservationists
Dr Neil Furey
FFI - Fauna and Flora International
Host Country Institutions:
Royal University of Phnom Penh, MoE - Cambodia
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.
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