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Improving Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation in Côte d'Ivoire Using DNA-based Monitoring
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Guinean Forests of West Africa
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US$148,500
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Feb 2021
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Jun 2022
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HOTSPOT
Guinean Forests of West Africa
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$148,500
DATES
Feb 2021
-
Jun 2022

Carry out innovative environmental DNA (eDNA) biodiversity surveys to understand the state of freshwater systems of the lower Bandama river in Cote d’Ivoire. Work closely with Université Nangui Abrogua in Abidjan, a network of conservation organizations, government stakeholders and the private sector to use this innovative method and data to better inform decision-making in environmental management.

Strategic Direction: 2 Mainstream biodiversity conservation into public policy and private sector practice in the nine conservation corridors, at local, sub-national and national levels