The Conference held at the State Darwin Museum in Moscow, Russia: in the comfortable and modern Conference hall equipped with relevant technical facilities as computer and projector, big screen and tribune.
Initially, the personal invitations were sent to the 180 the Rufford Foundation grant’s recipients from 12 countries. We have got the positive feedback from 32 people and finally 23 experts (representatives of 15 the Rufford Foundation’s projects) from 3 countries: Russia (17 people), Kazakhstan (5 people) and Bulgaria (1 person) were present in person. 13 oral reports and 1 poster were presented. All together 41 authors have submitted 16 manuscripts to the Proceedings of the Conference book: 9 – in Russian and 7 – in English. All the Conference papers have been uploaded to the web-site: rufford-conference.nethouse.ru. The regional Rufford Foundation Small Grants recipients and the Conference attenders list is below.