Forests

Tu Vuong Tan

A Program for Conservation of Biodiversity and Endemism of Bats in Scattered Forests and Cave Complex in North Western, Vietnam

The goal of this project is to perform a comprehensive program to conserve bat populations inhabiting in remaining forest areas and cave systems within protected areas in North Western, Vietnam (NW)

Rodrigo Gonçalves

Effects of Forest Fragmentation on Communities and Populations of Wild Bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae) in a Rural Landscape Western Paraná (Brazil)

The main focus of the project is to assess the possible impact of forest fragmentation on communities and populations of bees (western Paraná - Brazil).

Tefera Belay Endalamaw

Non Timber Forest Products Innovation and Commercialization in Ethiopia: Implication on Forest Conservation and Local Livelihood

The purpose of this study is to understand in-depth the rural technologies applied to tap NTFP resource potential, their existing contribution for livelihood and design an innovative NTFP commercialization and management model that improve local livelihood without compromising ecosystem integrity of the source forest.

Tenekwetche Sop Guillaume

Population Dynamics and Conservation Status of Some Key Multipurpose Woody Plants Species in the Sub-Sahelian Area of Burkina Faso

The aim of this project is to assess the conservation status and the distribution of key woody species of socio-economic importance for the livelihoods of the people of the Sub-Sahel of Burkina Faso. The results will serve as baseline for a sustainable use and conservation of identified threatened and endangered species.

Adams Chaskda

Increasing Urbanization Towards the Amurum Forest Reserve and the Jos Wildlife Park; Where Do We Draw the Line to Protect Local Fauna?

This work seeks to draw a limit on the advancing human settlements towards the Amurum Forest Reserve and the Jos Wildlife Park to ensure successful conservation of local species.

José Tomás Ibarra

Endemic Owls and Woodpeckers from the Temperate Rainforests of South-America: Are they Reliable Indicators of Biodiversity for Sustainable Forest Management

Our project seeks to deepen current knowledge of the ecology and conservation status of top predators (owls) and top excavators (woodpeckers), and evaluate their efficiency as indicators of biodiversity in the Andean temperate rainforests of South-America.

Sandra Duran

Tree Diversity and Above Ground Carbon Stocks in a Tropical Dry Forest

The aim of the project is to evaluate how changes on tree diversity and functional traits across successional stages (age since land abandonment and land-use history) affect aboveground carbon storage in a tropical dry forest.

Wilko Bosma

NRDF – Community Based Forest Conservation Project

Aim of the project is to conserve some of the last intact forest ecosystems in the Western Solomon Islands, while contributing to the sustainable development of the local communities owning these areas.

Wanlop Chutipong

Distribution, Abundance and Conservation of Small Mammalian Carnivores in a Threatened Dry Forest Landscape of Thailand

The project aims to quantify through the use of camera trapping and radio telemetry how small mammalian carnivores use a frequently burned tropical dry forest landscape to inform management actions.

Prakash Bhandari

Sustainable Utilisation based Conservation of NTFPs through Community Institutions in Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh, India

The project aims to facilitate processes of collective action among NTFP collectors and put in place systems of protection, management and sustainable utilization of NTFPs through local village level institutions, legally recognised by the State Forest Department, Himachal Pradesh.