Projects by Year

Projects by year

Abebayehu Aticho Mentsiro


The project site is located in Jimma Zone southwestern part of Ethiopia. Jimma town is the capital and administrative center of the Zone and located 335 km away from Addis Ababa- the capital of Ethiopia. The Zone covers a total area of about 15568.58 km2. The population is 2486155 and population density 159.69 persons per km2 (CSA, 2007).
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Ademola Adenle


Natural savannahs are productive ecosystems that provide similar ecosystem services (food, non-timber forest products and fodder) like forest. Poor awareness and conflicting debates on vegetation succession has led to their poor calibration as forest. Thus, a huge misconception in their unique ecosystem values, conservation need as well as trending degradations.
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Aditi Subba


The Chepang community of Nepal is an indigenous group, inhabiting the Mahabharata mountain range of central Nepal. In recent years, the community has shifted from a semi-nomadic lifestyle to permanent settlement. However, this has become extremely difficult for the tribe due to severe topography of the country.
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Adriana Gonzalez Pestana


The smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena) is an endangered species that is very vulnerable to fisheries. Worldwide its biology and ecology is poorly understood. In the Eastern Pacific, northern Peru represents an important feeding area for juvenile smooth hammerheads.
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Ahmad Farid Habibi


In the world, the riverine ecosystem has suffered from intense human intervention resulting in habitat loss and degradation and as a consequence, many freshwater fish species have become heavily endangered. The Himalayan region holds a variety of fish species of which most are cold-water hill stream fishes.
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Akotchayé Sylvestre Badou


In Benin, natural habitats are considered as reservoirs of various food sources which include wild edible fungi for local populations. The benefits that these natural habitats generate are in terms of food, nutrition, medicinal, socio-economic. However, due to high levels of deforestation and microclimate variability, wild edible fungi are scarce in quantity and quality.
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Alejandro Gonzalez-Bernal


The wolf in North America is one of the most iconic species and despite of its ecological importance is one of the most threatened. After an eradication campaign, its former distribution was severely reduced in both the U.S. and Mexico; populations were extirpated to the point of nearly extinction and remaining individuals survived in captivity or in remote areas in Canada.
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Aline Angotti Carrara


My overall goal is, in conjunction with Xavante communities, to develop an FPIC. This proposal aims to promote discussions of such a tool and generate a draft. For the Xavante an official FPIC is a necessary safeguard for their territory, natural resources and culture, warranted by a history of exploitative encounters with powerful outsiders.
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Alvaro García Olaechea


The main threats that wildlife is facing are habitat loss and fragmentation, hunting, and the presence of exotic species. Of these threats, the presence of exotics species is the less studied and its negative impacts are increasing. Exotic species affect native species by competition, predation, and disease transition.
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Amila Sumanapala

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a part of a global biodiversity hotspot and is a home to a highly diverse fauna and flora with many endemics. The montane zone of Sri Lanka is located in the central part of the country and consist of several major mountain ranges. Majority of the original montane forests has been cleared and fragmented for cultivations and human habitation in the past.
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