Management tools for endemic mammal conservation in Papua New Guinea


Papua New Guinea
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Ref: EIDPR138

Status: Completed

Round:
17
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-04-10
End Date:
31-03-11
Funding:
£3,000.00
Regions:
Pacific
Countries:
Papua New Guinea
Project Summary:
This scoping visit will specifically enable UK/PNG collaborators to: • identify priority research, conservation, and financial needs; • define specific collaborator roles based on shared and unique expertise; • meet additional potential collaborators (e.g. UPNG/National Museum of PNG/Wildlife Conservation Society-PNG/Research and Conservation Foundation of PNG [RCF]) to establish project roles and evaluate infrastructural requirements; • meet and consult with PNG governmental representatives (e.g. DEC), National Research Institute, local communities and other stakeholders; • identify training strategies and 2+ aspiring conservationists to receive EDGE Fellowships (ongoing training/funding) for conservation research; • identify field sites and appropriate survey methods; • develop Memorandum of Understanding;