|Categories||Communities, Education, Mammals|
|Date||24 Apr 2008|
Specifically to raise awareness of local leaders, communities and schools on the importance and global status of the chimpanzees and the measures required to protect them. Information to be disseminated through meetings, seminars, drama and music, educational materials, and radio programmes. Also to include a tour of some community members to sites with developed and successful community conservation initiatives.
The project targets political leaders and senior Civil Servants at District and sub county levels because of their enormous influence on the local population in its interface with natural resources in an effort alleviate rural poverty.
The second category is of the local communities who are mainly subsistence farmers. The project through seminars, radio programmes. Drama and educational materials reaches a wider audience with a variety of conservation messages.
The project also targets school going youths as they form a large percentage of the population.
The outcomes of the project are expected to be as follows:
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