Conservation of the critically endangered Rondo Galago in Tanzania


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Ref: EIDPR147

Status: Completed

Round:
18
Funding Scheme:
Scoping
Project Leader:
Start Date:
01-04-12
End Date:
31-03-13
Funding:
£2,840.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Tanzania
Project Summary:
This scoping visit will specifically enable UK/Tanzanian collaborators to: • identify priority research, conservation, and financial needs of institutions involved in the management and research of the species and its habitats.; • define specific collaborator roles based on shared and unique expertise; • identify and map additional stakeholders to be engaged in community-based conservation activities; • meet and consult with Tanzanian Government agencies including: the Tanzania Forest Service, the Wildlife Division, the TANAPA and TAWIRI; • Meet with the Zoology Departmental Head at the University of Dar es Salaam to identify training strategies and aspiring conservationists to receive EDGE Fellowships (ongoing training/funding) for conservation research; • identify field sites, appropriate survey methods; and plan research activities to implement the best scientific knowledge to inform the conservation activities and decision makers; • develop a Memorandum of Understanding; • plan for the production of a species conservation strategy.