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Improved Agricultural Productivity and Capacity-Building for Income Generation among Farmer Households Reliant on the Kampong Trach Sarus Cranes Conservation Area in the Province of Kampot, Cambodia

Grantee: Cambodian Institute for Research and Rural Development (CIRD)

Increase efforts to conserve an important Indochinese non-breeding site for Sarus Crane at Kampong Trach Wetland Important Bird Area in the lower Mekong Delta, Kampot Province, Cambodia, by strengthening the capacity of the local community on improved and sustainable agricultural production, and by conducting the feasibility study for introduction and implementation of a wildlife-friendly produce scheme in this site.

Amount $19,887
Grant Term 11/10 - 12/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Pilot Different Survey Methods to Identify Saola Population in the Pu Mat National Park of Nghe An Province

Grantee: Center for Environmental and Rural development (CERD), Vinh University

To confirm the existence of the Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) population in Pu Mat National Park, Nghe An Province, CERD will conduct interviews, make observations for possible footprints and feeding traces, collect and analyze dung specimens, coordinate camera trapping, and collect leeches for DNA analysis. A follow-up proposal for the survey of the species in the Northern Annamites will be submitted to the Darwin Initiative.

Amount $18,436
Grant Term 02/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 552 KB)

Development of Educational Materials and Information Focused on the Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkey in Northern Vietnam

Grantee: Center for People and Nature Reconciliation

Develop focused environmental education materials, training and environmental education activities on the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey in local languages, and provide them to students, teachers and local communities to increase understanding of, build pride in, and reduce threats to this monkey around Khau Ca Proposed Protected Area, Ha Giang Province, Vietnam.

Amount $8,448
Grant Term 08/09 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 45 KB)

Moving from planning to action to save the Saola: The second meeting of the Saola Working Group.

Grantee: Center of Environment and Rural Development (CERD), Vinh University

Support the technical meeting of the Saola Working Group hosted by Vinh University in Vinh and a second, wider meeting co-hosted by WWF in Hue, gathering national and international technical expertise from Vietnam, Lao PDR and further afield, to update and review actions and strategy, and develop a fundraising strategy and worklist in order to ensure the advancement of Saola conservation.

Amount $16,952
Grant Term 03/11 - 05/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 34 KB)

Identifying Priority Populations and Reviewing Current Known Distributions for Threatened Bat and Turtle Species in Northern and Central Vietnam

Grantee: Centre for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

Fill critical gaps in knowledge on five globally threatened animal species (Indochinese box turtle, four-eyed turtle, impressed tortoise, wattle-necked softshell and Vietnam leaf-nosed bat) for which core populations have yet to be located in Vietnam by undertaking targeted field surveys, formulating specific management recommendations for protected area managers, and conducting targeted awareness raising for local communities.

Amount $42,855
Grant Term 01/10 - 12/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 61 KB)

Confirming the Existence of Zhou’s Box Turtle in Northern Vietnam and Developing a Conservation Plan for the Species

Grantee: Centre for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (CRES)

Conduct interviews and field surveys to collect data to identify the presence of the Zhou's box turtle (Cuora zhoui). This species is believed to be highly endemic and restricted to a small area in Ha Giang, Cao Bang and Tuyen Quang Province. Currently there are no known wild populations of this species. A subsequent conservation plan is to be developed if the species is located.

Amount $18,123
Grant Term 03/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 36 KB)
Related News and Information Technical report 1, English (PDF - 1.1 MB)
Technical report 2, English (PDF - 1 MB)
Technical report 3, English (PDF - 939 KB)
Technical report 4, English (PDF - 1 MB)

Enabling Continued Protection of the Boeung Prek Lapouv and Anlung Pring Sarus Crane Reserves

Grantee: Chamroen Chiet Khmer (CCK)

Ensure the Local Conservation Group (LCG) patrolling activities remain in place to minimize risk of losing Boeung Prek Lapouv and Anlung Pring natural habitat before long-term funding is secured, and support other activities such as identifying land ownership around Anlung Pring.

Amount $19,847
Grant Term 04/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 2.7 MB)

Community Actions to Improve Livelihoods Linked to Protection and Conservation of Sarus Cranes and Other Globally Threatened Species in Boeung Prek Lapouv Conservation Area, Cambodia

Grantee: Chamroien Chiet Khmer

Create collective local action contributing to the conservation of non-breeding Indochinese population of Sarus Crane and other globally threatened species at Boeung Prek Lapouv Management and Conservation Area, Takeo Province, Cambodia, by raising awareness of the site's importance and supporting legal framework, strengthening the capacity of the local community for conservation activities, and improving the local livelihoods.

Amount $19,937
Grant Term 11/10 - 10/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF 1.5 MB)

Community Protection of Eastern Sarus Crane and its Habitat in Boeung Prek Lapouv Management and Conservation Area, Cambodia

Grantee: Chamroien Chiet Khmer

Conserve a third of the non-breeding Indochinese population of sarus crane at Boeung Prek Lapouv Management and Conservation Area, Takeo Province, Cambodia, by strengthening law enforcement, raising awareness of conservation area boundaries, conducting environmental education, enhancing the capacity of the local community for outreach, and seeking long-term funding sources (through ecotourism and other sources).

Amount $19,727
Grant Term 07/09 - 06/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 787 KB)

Research and Conservation Action for Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles in Indo-Burma

Grantee: Cleveland Zoological Society

Materially improve the conservation outlook for several of Indo-Burma's most threatened tortoise and freshwater turtle species by undertaking high-priority conservation actions, including protecting the remaining habitat of Vietnamese pond turtle; identifying priority sites for the conservation of Indochinese box turtle; increasing the protection of mangrove terrapin breeding sites through community ranger programs; and enhancing protection under national laws.

Amount $154,948
Grant Term 10/09 - 03/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 7.9 MB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document 1 (PDF - 85 KB)
Safeguard document 2 (PDF - 73 KB)

Reducing Exploitation of Trade-Threatened Mammals in their Cambodian Strongholds

Grantee: Conservation International

Improve the enabling environment for otter conservation by building local support, developing a region-wide taskforce and filling key gaps in knowledge of otter ecology and distribution. Mitigate key threats to pangolins in the Central Cardamom Mountains and improve survival of confiscated animals. Conserve bear populations in the Central Cardamoms by more effectively linking monitoring data to protection activities.

Amount $119,078
Grant Term 07/10 - 07/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 262 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard documents (PDF - 23 KB)

Research and Conservation Action for Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles in Indoburma

Grantee: Conservation International

Improve the conservation outlook for highly threatened turtles in Cambodia by expanding a community nest protection program for Asian giant softshell turtle; increasing protection of yellow-headed temple turtle breeding sites through community ranger programs; identifying priority sites for Indochinese box turtle in northeastern Cambodia; initiating community incentive programs for impressed tortoise conservation; and enhancing legal protection under Cambodian law.

Amount $95,246
Grant Term 11/09 - 10/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 76 KB)

Safeguarding Vietnam's Douc Langur Population through Conservation and Sustainable Ecotourism

Grantee: Douc Langur Foundation

Implement priority conservation actions for a core population of red-shanked douc langur at Son Tra Nature Reserve, Vietnam, by promoting sustainable tourism, including certification of tour guides, and reinforcing protection measures. Determine the status of douc langur populations at a second protected area, Chu Mom Ray National Park, and assess the feasibility of conservation action for them.

Amount $40,608
Grant Term 01/10 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 40 KB)

Targeted Campaign to Reduce Consumption of Rhino Horn in Vietnam

Grantee: Education for Nature-Vietnam

Address the illegal trade and consumption of rhino horn in traditional Chinese medicine in Vietnam through a combination of effective and sustained campaigning to reduce consumer demand and question the social values of rhino horn users.

Amount $19,165
Grant Term 11/12 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 498 MB)

Strengthening Public Participation in Tackling the Wildlife Trade in Vietnam

Grantee: Education for Nature-Vietnam

Mobilize Vietnamese citizens to participate in efforts to tackle the wildlife trade, encourage and support enforcement by government agencies, and work with government leaders to strengthen the application of wildlife protection laws by strengthening a national wildlife trade hotline, developing a national volunteer network, building the capacity of staff and trainers, and securing long-term financing from corporate and membership donations.

Amount $167,646
Grant Term 01/10 - 06/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 88 KB)

Securing and Increasing Asian Elephant Populations in Laos through the Microchipping of Core Populations

Grantee: ElefantAsia

Secure and increase Asian elephant populations through microchipping core populations of domesticated elephants. Develop a national registration scheme and complete registration of all domesticated elephants. Raise awareness and promote law enforcement toward the illegal capture and trade of elephants, and share information on registration, killing, capture and trade of elephants with neighboring range states and concerned organizations.

Amount $35,170
Grant Term 03/10 - 08/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 1.3 MB)

Raising Awareness and Building Capacity to Manage Human Elephant Conflict in Mondulkiri province, Cambodia

Grantee: Fauna & Flora International

Improve the attitudes of people in northeast Cambodia toward elephants by raising awareness of elephant conservation and human elephant conflict among local communities, ethnic groups, agrobusiness, and local government, and to enable local people to manage human elephant conflict by providing a range of conflict mitigation strategies including deterrents ranging from chili ropes to watchtowers to fireworks.

Amount $19,662
Grant Term 03/10 - 03/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 408 KB)

Securing Long-Term Sustainable Financing of Community Conservation Teams for the Protection of Tonkin Snub-Nosed Monkeys in Khau Ca, Northern Vietnam

Grantee: Fauna & Flora International (FFI)

Provide the immediate need for funding of the community conservation teams to maintain on-the-ground protection of the Tonkin snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus avunculus) and their habitat in Khau Ca Species and Habitat Conservation Area while a long-term sustainable financing strategy is secured, reducing the risk of exposure to hunting pressures and other threats for this already diminished and isolated population.

Amount $19,994
Grant Term 04/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 43 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 23 KB)
Technical report 1, Vietnamese (PDF - 211 KB)
Technical report 2, Vietnamese (PDF - 125 KB)

Cambodia Crocodile Conservation Programme: Building Civil Society Capacity to Tackle the Unsustainable Exploitation of Siamese Crocodiles

Grantee: Fauna and Flora International

Promote sustainable management and improved regulation of Cambodia's crocodile farming industry, by facilitating the establishment of a Cambodian Crocodile Farmers Association, supporting it to develop protocols and rules to address key industry issues, and initiating a process to shift industry practice towards a sustainable leather industry. Establish a monitoring program to evaluate project impact on the wild stocks of the Siamese crocodile.

Amount $34,514
Grant Term 03/11 - 06/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 50 KB)

Mitigating Transboundary Illegal Wildlife Trade in Central Vietnam to Protect 16 CEPF Priority Species in Nakai Nam Theun National Protected Area, Lao P.D.R.

Grantee: FAUNA AND FLORA INTERNATIONAL

Mitigate threats to wildlife populations within Nakai Nam Theun National Protected Area, by better targeting management efforts through an assessment of land-use, population centers, wildlife trade dynamics and access routes in neighboring areas of Vietnam, strengthening the capacity of law enforcement agencies in Vietnam's Ha Tinh province, promoting transboundary cooperation between local government officials, and enhancing awareness through media promotion.

Amount $120,373
Grant Term 04/11 - 07/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 66 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 63 KB)

Nurturing the Flame: Promoting Collaboration for Saola Conservation Regionally and Internationally

Grantee: Global Wildlife Conservation

Support the continued development of collaborative efforts to save saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) from extinction by seeking funds from donors in the Middle East, and supporting the Saola Working Group coordinator to present saola conservation efforts and resource needs to zoos in the United States.

Amount $8,000
Grant Term 12/12 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 43 KB)

Searching for the Last Kouprey

Grantee: Global Wildlife Conservation

Analyse all survey reports, camera trap photos of cattle and data from the range of the Kouprey, especially in Cambodia, to assess whether overlooked traces of the species' persistence exist and to identify places where survey effort has been insufficient for certainty that Kouprey no longer occur, in order to guide follow-up surveys.

Amount $19,310
Grant Term 04/10 - 10/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 1 MB)

Conservation Through Collaboration: The Third Meeting of the Saola Working Group

Grantee: Global Wildlife Conservation (GWC)

Coordinate a five-day meeting of the Saola Working Group with invitations extended to experts in captive management, in situ protection and ex situ management. The meeting will be followed by a field trip to the Lak Xao area in Bolikhamxay Province to familiarize external participants with saola habitat. Before the meeting, a one-day workshop was convened with key partners in Lao PDR, and a parallel national saola meeting was held in Vietnam.

Amount $16,610
Grant Term 06/13 - 07/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 40 KB)
Related News and Information Technical Report (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Increasing In-Country Capacity and Regional Cooperation to Promote Bat Conservation in Cambodia with Particular Reference to Otomops Wroughtoni

Grantee: Harrison Institute

Assess the status and distribution of the lesser-known Wroughton's free-tailed bat by field research in Chhep District, Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. In conjunction with this goal, enhance the capacity of local communities, students and conservationists in bat research and conservation and raise awareness of the important role bats play in the ecosystem through organizing workshops and targeted outreach in the media.

Amount $20,000
Grant Term 10/09 - 05/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 53 KB)

Freshwater Biodiversity Assessments in the Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot: Fishes, Molluscs, Odonates and Plants

Grantee: International Union for Conservation of Nature

Provide essential information for guiding decisions on the conservation and sustainable management of freshwater biodiversity in the Indochina region by assimilating data on the distribution, conservation status and livelihood values of fishes, molluscs, odonates and aquatic plants, using these to define priority areas for conservation and best practices for management, and linking the results to conservation and sustainable development planning.

Amount $299,504
Grant Term 09/09 - 09/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 98 KB)

Baseline Population Assessment of the Critically Endangered Cat Ba Langur and Initiation of a Long-Term Research Agenda

Grantee: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Vietnam Country programme

Set up a population and demographic age/sex profile baseline and begin long-term data collection on the Critically Endangered Cat Ba langur (Trachypithecus poliocephalus poliocephalus) population health. Together these will help provide solid data on the trajectory of the population to put in place an early warning system against population erosion, providing incidental protection for the remaining langur population and a long-term research agenda.

Amount $19,891
Grant Term 04/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 46 KB)
Related News and Information Technical report, English (PDF - 3.1 MB)

Launching the Flagship: Collaborative Saola Conservation

Grantee: International Union for Conservation of Nature, Lao PDR Country Programme

Leverage financial and political support from companies, development agencies, government and civil society to turn the plans resulting from the first ever technical meeting of the IUCN Species Survival Commission's Saola Working Group into a strong regional partnership for effective saola conservation.

Amount $19,987
Grant Term 03/10 - 01/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 44 KB)

Moving from Planning to Action to Save the Saola: The First Meeting of the Saola Working Group

Grantee: International Union for Conservation of Nature, Lao PDR Country Programme

Support the first technical meeting of the Saola Working Group in Vientiane, gathering national and international technical expertise from Lao PDR, Vietnam and further afield, to identify and prioritize actions and partnerships, and develop a fundraising strategy to ensure the advancement of saola conservation from discussion and planning to action.

Amount $18,760
Grant Term 07/09 - 09/09
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 73 KB)

Raising the Profile of the Saola

Grantee: Lore of the Land

Research, leverage funds for, and publish a report on the enigmatic Saola: its history, predicament, and the efforts underway to protect it, as well as an executive summary for use in the popular press in Saola range states and a basis for a book that will help build international concern and funding for conservation of this highly threatened flagship species.

Amount $20,000
Grant Term 07/10 - 12/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 34 KB)

Assessment of the Status and Distribution of Globally Threatened Plant Species in Indo-Burma

Grantee: Missouri Botanical Garden

Assess and make available to policymakers up-to-date, scientifically based data on globally threatened plant species in Indochina, train local botanists and conservation biologists in the correct application of the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria, and establish an IUCN/SSC Plant Red List Authority for Indochina with members from all of the key botanical institutions in the region.

Amount $501,278
Grant Term 07/09 - 12/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 75 KB)

Improving Linkages for Collaborative Research and Conservation of Plants in Indochina

Grantee: Missouri Botanical Garden

Support 20 junior botanists and students from Vietnam to attend the first international symposium of the "Flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam" in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, thus helping to build a strong network of academics, researchers, conservation professionals and institutions working together to generate scientific knowledge and primary baseline data for sound decision-making on the conservation of threatened plant diversity in Indochina.

Amount $4,606
Grant Term 12/08 - 12/08
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 117 KB)

Community Livelihood Development in Support of Sarus Crane Conservation at Kampong Trach, Cambodia

Grantee: Mlup Baitong

Contribute to sustainable natural resource management at Kampong Trach wetland in the lower Mekong floodplain of Cambodia, build support for the conservation of Sarus Crane and its habitat among local communities and other key stakeholders, and reduce pressures on the site by significantly improving the livelihoods of local people through self-help groups and development of community-based eco-tourism.

Amount $89,994
Grant Term 10/10 - 06/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 67 KB)
Related News and Information Read a feature article about this project
Safeguard document (PDF - 83 KB)

Conserving Non-Breeding Populations of Eastern Sarus Crane at Kampong Trach Wetland, Cambodia

Grantee: Mlup Baitong

Conserve important Indochinese non-breeding site for sarus crane at Kampong Trach Wetland Important Bird Area in the lower Mekong Delta, Kampot Province, Cambodia, by encouraging involvement of communities in conservation activities, raising environmental awareness, providing livelihood alternatives, and promoting designation of the site as a Sarus Crane Conservation Area.

Amount $19,990
Grant Term 07/09 - 06/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 600 KB)

A Strategic Approach to Conserving the Critically Endangered Edwards’s Pheasant

Grantee: Newcastle University

Assess areas of potentially suitable Edwards's pheasant (Lophura edwardsii) habitat in historical and suspected sites and the whole range of possible areas between Thanh Hoa Province and Binh Dinh Province. Using remote sensing data and any other available data, Newcastle University will identify the areas with the highest likelihood of the species persistence to form the core priority sites of a survey strategy.

Amount $20,000
Grant Term 05/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 114 KB)

Conserving three Critically Endangered vulture species in Cambodia

Grantee: Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia

Conserve three Critically Endangered vulture species at Preah Vihear Protected Forest, Western Siem Pang Important Bird Area (IBA), Phnom Prich WildLife Sanctuary and Sesan and Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary by providing supplementary food, coordinating censuses, improving nest success by protecting all nests found, and promoting awareness on accidental poisoning. The project will improve the experience and knowledge of students and professors from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, which specializes in species conservation.

Amount $15,474
Grant Term 07/13 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 924 KB)

Conserving Three Critically Endangered Vultures in Cambodia

Grantee: Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC)

Conserve three Critically Endangered vulture species at Preah Vihear Protected Forest, Western Siem Pang Important Bird Area (IBA) and Sesan and Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary by providing supplementary food, coordinating censuses, improving nest success by protecting all nests found, and promoting awareness on accidental poisoning. The project will improve the experience and knowledge of students and professors from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, which specializes in species conservation.

Amount $19,116
Grant Term 11/12 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 98 KB)

Focused Protection for White-Shouldered Ibis and Giant Ibis in Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia

Grantee: People Resources and Conservation Foundation

Contribute to conservation of the two Critically Endangered ibis species of Cambodia by focused protection in Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary, establish local community site support groups to manage and protect prioritized feeding sites and raise awareness of ibis conservation, and prepare an action plan for ibis conservation for incorporation into the wildlife sanctuary management plan and zonation.

Amount $19,940
Grant Term 12/09 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 1.5 KB)

Community-Based Planning of the Lam Binh Forest Area Francois‘ Langur Conservation Landscape, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam

Grantee: People Resources and Conservation Foundation (PRCF)

The first on-ground conservation initiative engaging local stakeholders to raise conservation awareness to start addressing threats to the Francois' Langur's population in the Lam Binh Forest Area Francois' Langur Conservation Landscape, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam, through participatory forest land-use planning and mapping, conservation agreements, and awareness-raising, supplementing a variety of conservation planning activities carried out at the area.

Amount $19,994
Grant Term 10/11 - 11/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 912 KB)

Wildlife – Human Friendly Landscape in Northeast Cambodia

Grantee: POH KAO des Tigres et des Hommes

Conduct environmental awareness raising and pilot conservation agreements in Voeun Sai and Siem Pang districts in Ratanakiri and Stung Treng provinces of northeast Cambodia, with the aim of securing commitment by local communities to wildlife and forest conservation in return for agreed livelihood activities and development benefits.

Amount $19,998
Grant Term 10/09 - 10/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 342 KB)

Surveys for Additional Information of Edwards's Pheasant in Dakrong Nature Reserve, Quang Tri

Grantee: Quang Tri Center of Education and Consultancy on Agriculture and Rural Development

Intensively survey all suitable habitat of Edwards's Pheasant (Lophura edwardsi) in Dakrong and Bac Huong Hoa Important Bird Areas, Quang Tri Province, with inputs and coordination from World Pheasant Association. Develop a population distribution map and outline species conservation strategy to ensure the advancement of species conservation from survey and strategy to action.

Amount $19,825
Grant Term 03/11 - 03/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 98 KB)

Conservation Planning for the Spoon-Billed Sandpiper Population of Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Grantee: Russian Society for Conservation and Studies of Birds (BirdsRussia)

Intensively survey all potential habitat of a critically endangered Spoon-billed Sandpiper in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, one of the key remaining wintering sites of the species, and evaluate the threats and propose mitigating actions. Vietnamese observers will also be trained to conduct future survey and monitoring work on the species under supervision of BirdLife Indochina.

Amount $19,356
Grant Term 04/11 - 03/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 841 KB)

Conservation of Black-Shanked Douc through Community-Based Ecotourism

Grantee: Sam Veasna Center for Wildlife Conservation

In one year, the project will work with three communities in the core area of the Seima Protection Forest in eastern Cambodia to develop tourism packages from the Mondulkiri provincial capital on viewing Black-shanked Douc and other wildlife in the wild; help train and improve capacity for local communities and service providers to manage tourists and provide other services and guiding.

Amount $19,000
Grant Term 02/11 - 02/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 56 KB)

Participatory Survey, Assessment and Conservation of Green Peafowl in Dongkhanthung Provincial Protected Area of Champasak, the Southwestern Lao PDR

Grantee: The Lao Wildlife Conservation Association

Intensively survey the Critically Endangered green peafowl (Pavo muticus) in the only suspected area in Lao PDR that supports a recent viable population of this species, providing an assessment of its abundance and distribution, and initiating conservation interventions with local communities and government authorities at the province and district levels to secure the survival of the species.

Amount $19,930
Grant Term 10/11 - 09/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 4.4 MB)

Conservation Initiative for Indochinese Silvered Leaf Monkey in Dong Phouvieng National Protected Area of Savannakhet Province, Central Lao PDR

Grantee: The Lao Wildlife Conservation Association (Lao WCA)

Implementing an intensive survey of the probably rarest and most threatened monkey in Lao PDR, the Critically Endangered Indochinese silvered leaf monkey (Trachypithecus germaini), in Dong Sakee Sacred forest, which supports a viable population of this species; obtaining an assessment of its abundance and threats; and strengthening local capacity for the species conservation and monitoring.

Amount $19,845
Grant Term 06/12 - 03/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 44 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 82 KB)

Finding Saola in the Annamite range in Lao PDR

Grantee: The Lao Wildlife Conservation Association (Lao WCA)

Investigate the occurrence and distribution of saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) in Nam Mo-Nam Thong Provincial Protected Area, assess the nature of threats to the species there, and fill the biggest gap in knowledge of the species distribution in its presumed range.

Amount $19,859
Grant Term 12/12 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 44 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 192 KB)
Technical report (PDF - 4.8 MB)

Establishing Sustainable Management at Key Wetlands for Sarus Crane in the Cambodian Lower Mekong

Grantee: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Fully establish and conserve Boeung Prek Lapouv and Kampong Trach: two key protected areas for Sarus Crane, representative of the lower Mekong floodplain wetlands. Contribute to their long-term sustainable management by developing and revising site management plans, training and supporting local conservation groups, piloting long-term financing mechanisms, and generating increased support among local people for site conservation.

Amount $228,917
Grant Term 10/10 - 07/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 185 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 83 KB)
Supplementary Report 1 (PDF - 1.2 MB)
Supplementary Report 2 (PDF - 2.6 MB)
Supplementary Report 3 (PDF - 12 MB)
Supplementary Report 4 (PDF - 998 KB)
Supplementary Report 5 (PDF - 2.8 MB)

Feeding and Breeding Ecology and the Conservation of the Vultures in Cambodia

Grantee: Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna)

As a basis for long-term conservation action planning, start filling key information gaps in the feeding and breeding ecology, and the threats to, the three Critically Endangered vulture species of northern Cambodia, while building local capacity for research and monitoring.

Amount $17,991
Grant Term 12/09 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 203 KB)

Conservation Ecology of Bengal Florican in Cambodia

Grantee: University of East Anglia

Fill key information gaps for conservation management of the Critically Endangered Bengal florican in Integrated Farming and Biodiversity Areas of the Tonle Sap floodplain, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia by field research -- including satellite tracking -- to identify important nesting and non-breeding areas.

Amount $17,864
Grant Term 01/09 - 10/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 37 KB)

Conservation Ecology of White-Shouldered Ibis and Local Livelihoods

Grantee: University of East Anglia

Assess the population, status and habitat preferences of the Critically Endangered white-shouldered ibis in northern Cambodia, identify threats from and synergies with local community livelihoods, and make recommendations for successful conservation management.

Amount $19,404
Grant Term 01/09 - 10/09
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 167 KB)

Identifying Wet Season Sites and Non-Breeding Habitats Used by the Critically Endangered Bengal Florican in Cambodia

Grantee: University of East Anglia

Recommend appropriate wet season habitat management and site-based conservation management of the Critically Endangered Bengal florican in the Tonle Sap floodplain, Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia by field research including satellite tracking, to locate key wet season sites, identify non-breeding habitat preferences, and assess threats to non-breeding sites.

Amount $16,642
Grant Term 12/09 - 12/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 57 KB)

Measuring the Effectiveness of Conservation Interventions for White-Shouldered Ibis in Cambodia

Grantee: University of East Anglia

Improve knowledge of the ecology of the Critically Endangered white-shouldered ibis in northern Cambodia and make recommendations for conservation management, particularly focusing on factors influencing the species' patchy distribution, nest failures and effectiveness of nest protection, and positive and negative influences of local livelihoods on ibis habitat requirements.

Amount $13,943
Grant Term 11/09 - 10/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 61 KB)

Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project

Grantee: Westfälischer Zoologischer Garten Münster GmbH

Bolster conservation efforts for Cat Ba Langur, one of the world's rarest species of primates, by ensuring strict protection of the remaining population, reducing habitat fragmentation and destruction of natural forest in the buffer zones of Cat Ba National Park and Biosphere Reserve, strengthening the capacity of governmental forest protection agencies and reducing population fragmentation through intensive management.

Amount $55,285
Grant Term 01/10 - 05/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 51 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 32 KB)

Ecology and Conservation of Green Peafowl in Cambodia

Grantee: Westfälischer Zoologischer Garten Münster GmbH - Allwetterzoo Münster (Munster Zoo)

Study ecological and conservation aspects of Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus) in Cambodia such as: habitat selection and abundance in different habitats; calling behaviour, ranging behaviour, social structure, and mating system; role of hunting pressure, local attitudes and livelihoods in peafowl conservation and an estimate of total population size in Cambodia.

Amount $9,789
Grant Term 03/11 - 03/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 47 KB)

Distribution, Population and Habitat Extent of Bengal Florican in Cambodia: A Re-Assessment after Seven Years

Grantee: Westfälischer Zoologischer Garten Münster GmbH (Münster Zoo)

Determine the current distribution and an up-to-date number of the species of Bengal Forican remaining in Cambodia through a wide census of the Bengal Florican planned to take place in grassland patches surrounding the Tonle Sap within seven provinces of Cambodia in 2012. Implement a thorough assessment of grassland loss since 2005 and identify any remaining grassland sites outside of the protected areas in Kompong Thom that should be prioritized for conservation action.

Amount $19,547
Grant Term 12/11 - 12/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 38 KB)

Improving Wildlife Law Enforcement in Cambodia to Protect CEPF Priority Species from Overexploitation and Illegal Wildlife Trade

Grantee: Wildlife Alliance, Inc.

Address the cross-border trade of wildlife from Cambodia into Vietnam by facilitating inter-agency collaboration and information exchange and supporting the establishment of a Coordination Unit for the ASEAN Wildlife Enforcement Network focal point to allow Cambodia to participate more effectively in regional and global initiatives to combat illegal wildlife trade.

Amount $99,291
Grant Term 11/09 - 10/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 255 KB)

Addressing the Illegal Trade and Consumption of Rhino Horn in Vietnam

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Support the conservation of wild rhinos in Asia and Africa by tackling the illegal trade and consumption of rhino horn in Vietnam, improving understanding of the illegal trade of rhino horn, and increasing domestic media coverage. Strengthen law enforcement across the continuum from prevention, detection, and importantly, suppression of crimes against rhinos and other wildlife in Vietnam.

Amount $19,916
Grant Term 11/12 - 10/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 53 KB)

Assessing the Taxonomic Validity of Lowe’s Otter Civet

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Assess the validity of Lowe’s otter civet (Cynogale lowei) through comparative review of pertinent specimens with related museum specimens in Vietnam, England and Singapore, including microscopic hair analysis and DNA analysis, in order to provide clear, evidence-based recommendations to the IUCN Species Survival Commission Specialist Group and Vietnamese government authorities, and to guide decision-making for donors currently listing this as a priority species for funding.

Amount $3,856
Grant Term 09/09 - 02/11

Cambodia Vulture Conservation Project

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Protect and monitor the largest Indochinese populations of three Critically Endangered vulture species in north and northeastern Cambodia by providing uncontaminated food, protecting nests, and working to ban veterinary use of diclofenac (a drug toxic to vultures, which has caused enormous declines elsewhere in their range).

Amount $19,730
Grant Term 03/09 - 03/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 43 KB)

Conservation of the Siamese Crocodile in Cambodia

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

The project aims to assess the current crocodile population in the Prek Toal core area of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve and an evaluation of the trial release of crocodiles in the area, with an analysis of the potential for larger-scale releases as part of a national crocodile conservation program and identification of critical habitats used by crocodiles in the area to be used as part of a WCS program to recommend future changes in the management of Fishing Lot No.2.

Amount $18,069
Grant Term 02/11 - 05/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 70 KB)

Conserving a Suite of Cambodia’s Highly Threatened Bird Species

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Secure core populations of a suite of globally threatened bird species at four sites in Cambodia through a series of innovative conservation interventions focusing on providing direct incentives to local communities, namely payments for birds' nest protection, improved value-chains for 'wildlife-friendly' produce and ecotourism development. Strengthen the capacity of local organizations to engage in long-term conservation efforts for these species.

Amount $699,125
Grant Term 10/09 - 06/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 2.6 MB)
Related News and Information Read Lessons Learned from this project
Safeguard document 1 (PDF - 216 KB)
Safeguard documents 2 (PDF - 238 KB)

Food Provision to Cambodia’s Vultures

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Increase sustainability in efforts to prevent the extinction, and restore population sizes, of the largest Indochinese populations of three Critically Endangered vulture species, in north and northeastern Cambodia, by increasing revenue from ecotourism to vulture conservation, diversifying the funding base for 'vulture restaurants' and raising awareness about harmful effects of misuse of poison.

Amount $19,859
Grant Term 02/10 - 02/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 40 KB)

Northern Plains of Cambodia Bird Nest Protection Project

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Increase important populations of nine globally threatened bird species, particularly waterbirds including ibises and cranes, in the northern plains of Cambodia by increasing awareness and extending a successful model of providing financial incentives for local people to locate, monitor and protect bird nest sites.

Amount $19,672
Grant Term 03/09 - 03/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 44 KB)

Northern Plains of Cambodia Kouprey Survey

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Try to find signs of the survival of Kouprey, and to improve knowledge of the population status of other wild cattle, through camera-trapping and surveys in remote tracts of grassland and open forest in Preah Vihear Protected Forest; one of the most likely locations in which any remaining Kouprey may persist.

Amount $19,887
Grant Term 02/10 - 02/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 39 KB)

Preventing Poisoning of Cambodia’s Vultures

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

The project aims at preventing local extinction of vultures by raising awareness of local communities in three provinces of Preah Vihear, Stung Treng and Mondulkiri, Cambodia about the threat from pesticides to vultures; maintaining the population size by supplementing food supplies and monitoring adults and nests; and banning the use of some pesticides from entering the vulture food chain.

Amount $19,970
Grant Term 02/11 - 02/12
Project Documents - Final Report, English (PDF - 47 KB)

Protection of a Priority Population of Saola: Flagship Species of the Indo-Burma Hotspot

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Secure core populations of Saola and other globally threatened and endemic species of the Annamite mountains by implementing intensive conservation management in targeted areas of eastern Bolikhamxay province, Lao PDR, building a constituency for Saola conservation at the village level, and establishing a foundation of management capacity and financial support to sustain Saola protection activities in the targeted areas.

Amount $239,703
Grant Term 08/10 - 06/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 4 MB)
Related News and Information Safeguard documents  (PDF - 216 KB)

Strengthening Capacity for Wildlife Product Identification in Indochina

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation Society

Adapt and translate for Lao PDR, Cambodia and Thailand a recently published English and Vietnamese language identification guide to commonly traded wildlife products, and build on the existing guide to develop a web-based service for providing rapid species identification services to law enforcement agencies in Vietnam, thus improving the identification and regulation of the trade in wildlife.

Amount $19,763
Grant Term 04/10 - 04/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 357 KB)

Conservation of Tiger and Prey Populations by Improved Monitoring of Tiger and Prey Population to Assess the Success of Management Interventions in the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area, Lao PDR

Grantee: Wildlife Conservation SOciety

Generate estimates of tiger and prey populations at Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area: the only tiger source site in Lao PDR. Formulate and implement recommendations for improved management interventions to effectively reduce emerging threats to tigers at the site. Reach consensus on the feasibility and strategic approach for improving tiger conservation through conservation actions in adjacent areas of Vietnam.

Amount $49,810
Grant Term 06/11 - 10/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 89 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document 1 (PDF - 66 KB)
Safeguard document 2 (PDF - 13 KB)

Strategic Planning to Safeguard the Green Peafowl

Grantee: World Pheasant Association

Identify important areas for Green Peafowl across its range; assess the importance of populations based on currently available information and expert opinion, evaluate the likelihood of conservation success across the range, and develop a species conservation strategy aimed at preventing a further deterioration in the species' conservation status.

Amount $12,758
Grant Term 02/10 - 02/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 36 KB)

Conservation of Green Peafowl at Key Sites in Vietnam

Grantee: World Pheasant Association (WPA)

Conduct a quantitative assessment of the status of the green peafowl populations at Cat Tien and Yok Don national parks where possible, and unprotected sites listed by Brickle (2002), to thus provide a coherent reassessment of the status of the green peafowl in southern Vietnam landscape, and to determine survival prospects and identify long-term conservation needs.

Amount $20,000
Grant Term 06/11 - 02/13
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 48 KB)

Safeguarding the Saola within the Species' Priority Landscape in Vietnam

Grantee: World Wide Fund for Nature

Secure core populations of saola, the flagship species of the Indo-Burma Hotspot, by addressing pressing immediate threats and putting in place a solid foundation for the long-term conservation of the species in terms of funding, knowledge and protected area capacity. Understand resource use patterns among local, forest-dependent communities and develop culturally appropriate economic alternatives to hunting within saola core areas.

Amount $242,674
Grant Term 05/10 - 08/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 206 KB)
Related News and Information - Read a news article about this project
- Safeguard document 1 (PDF - 116 KB)
- Safeguard document 2 (PDF - 201 KB)

Sustainable Community-Based Conservation of the Priority Population of Grey-Shanked Douc

Grantee: World Wide Fund for Nature

Take priority actions for a core population of grey-shanked douc in Quang Province as a foundation for longer-term conservation interventions. Clarify the distribution of the population, build capacity of local partners in survey and monitoring, assess the feasibility of ecotourism as a sustainable financing mechanism, evaluate the effectiveness of village patrol teams and raise awareness among local communities.

Amount $30,702
Grant Term 01/10 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 31 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document (PDF - 141 KB)

Urgent Research to Safeguard the Javan Rhino in Vietnam

Grantee: World Wide Fund for Nature

Intensively survey all suitable habitat of Javan Rhinoceros in the Cat Loc sector of Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam, through a combination of video camera traps and systematic dung surveys with detector dogs. DNA and hormone analysis of dung will help to provide a population estimate, and information on whether males are able to reproduce and whether females are pregnant or receptive to breeding.

Amount $16,166
Grant Term 12/09 - 12/10
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 42 KB)
Related News and Information Safeguard document 1 (PDF - 87 KB)
Safeguard document 2 (PDF - 153 KB)

Identification of Wild Water Buffalo Presence in Mondulkiri Protected Forest, Eastern Cambodia

Grantee: World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Greater Mekong Programme-Cambodia Country programme

Understand distribution and movements of wild water buffalo in MPF relative to the distribution of domestic buffalo adjacent to the protected area in order to mitigate threats from genetic swamping and disease transmission through producing photographic evidence of extant wild water buffalo. Additionally, try to raise awareness of the conservation significance of MPF for wild water buffalo in the wider conservation community and investigate genetic variation within wild water buffalo population in MPF and quantify gene introgression from domestic buffalo adjacent to the protected area.

Amount $19,131
Grant Term 03/11 - 12/12
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 253 KB)

Network Based Mekong Giant Catfish Conservation in Cambodia

Grantee: Youth for Peace and Development-Biodiversity Conservation Program

Conserve the Critically Endangered Mekong Giant Catfish and other giant freshwater fish species in Ankorban and Rorkakoy Commune, Korng Meas District, Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, by engaging communities in conservation activities, raising awareness and education of relevant laws, developing conservation-related capacity, and conducting participatory local assessment of catch and release information.

Amount $4,974
Grant Term 08/10 - 02/11
Project Documents - Final report, English (PDF - 59 KB)

See Also
- Regional overview
- Ecosystem pr​ofile, 2011 Update, English​ (PDF - 8.4 MB)