Forests

Basem ElMasry

Solar Power for Tree Nursery supporting Community Public Parks and Local Farmers

Creating a Public green space and park development for peace promotion; Development of innovative tree nurseries utilizing latest research and international best practices; utilizing solar energy

Michael Roy

Persistence in Spite of Chytrid: A Re-survey of Atelopus limosus in Panama

This project will assess niche requirements and natural history of the highly endangered Atelopus limosus to provide clues as to how this population survives in the face of the lethal Bd fungus.

Lawir Felix Yuven

Supporting Reforestation and Agroforestry Practices in the Kumbo Watershed, a Pathway for Livelihood Improvement and Biodiversity Sustainability

The project shall be implemented in three different villages; Kaiy, Yeh and Kitiwum all located in the outskirts of Kumbo in Bui Division, Northwest Region of Cameroon. The main project site where the agroforestry seed bank shall be established is in Kaiy village.

Marco Braasch

Natural regeneration of Pinus oocarpa Under Controlled Silvopastural Grazing in Absence of Fire: A Strategy to Conserve Forests in the Sierra Madre of Chiapas

Understand the interactive effects of fire suppression and livestock grazing on highly competitive exotic grasses and the natural establishment of pine seedlings, in the Biosphere Reserve “La Sepultura” Chiapas, Mexico.

Tefera Belay Endalamaw

Establishment of Community Based Bamboo Craft Enterprise

Train potential artisans and establish community based bamboo enterprise so as to foster prudent utilization of ecological resource and improve rural income from bamboo crafts

Offei Affum-Jerry

Conserving Sacred Forest within the Mafia C Landscape of the Sefwi-Wiawso Stool Land for Social, Cultural, Ecological and Economic Benefits

1.Enhance ecological restoration of the sacred forest for community, regional and global benefits 2.Preserve sacred forests sacredness, socio-cultural, economic and socio-ecological benefits

Tarsh Thekaekara

Living with Invasive Species – A Bottom up Approach to Mapping and Monitoring Lantana camara

We intend to map the spread of Lantana camara, an invasive plant, in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in South India, and create an ecological niche model to understand its spread and plan management interventions.

Longtong Turshak

Fire and Herbivory Impact Savanna Vegetation: Understanding the Fire, Herbivore and Woodland Community Interplay in One of Nigeria’s Foremost Game Reserves

The project sets out to determine the impact of fire and herbivory on woody plants as food vis-à-vis the seasonal distribution and dietary shifts of herbivores in the savanna woodland Yankari Game Reserve, Nigeria.

Paul Serge Mbenoun Masse

Role of Millipedes as Bio-Indicators of Forest Disturbance in Southern Cameroon Rainforest

The overall aim of this project is to assess the millipede faunas across a gradient of forest disturbance, in order to understand their role as bio-indicator in southern Cameroon rainforest.

Magdalene Ngeve

Local Gene Flow Dispersal, and Establishment of Mangroves in Cameroon: Combined Revelations from Morpho-Physical Observations

Insights on the physical conditions affecting establishment of mangrove, propagules dispersal, and patterns of local gene flow are very crucial for the management of these degrading ecosystems.