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Rediscovering Saola: State-of-the-Art Methods to Detect Endangered Annamite Species in Lao PDR
Grantee Name: 
Saola Foundation
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
AMOUNT
US$236,999
DATES
Jul 2021
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Jun 2024
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Indo-Burma
AMOUNT
US$236,999
DATES
Jul 2021
-
Jun 2024

Make possible an intensive search program that aims to find some of the remaining Critically Endangered saolas (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) in Lao PDR, in a manner that will allow their safe capture for ex situ conservation breeding, by developing: tools to rapidly test samples in the field for saola DNA; a highly trained, effective detection dog team; and a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Lao PDR.

Strategic Direction: 1 Safeguard priority globally threatened species by mitigating major threats