MOSAIC project

The MOSAIC Primate Team and trainers during field survey training. rel=
The MOSAIC Primate Team and trainers during field survey training.
© WWF-Canon

A two-pronged approach

This project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and WWF-US / ©: USAID
This project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and WWF-US
© USAID
The goal of the project is for the forests and rivers of global conservation significance in Quang Nam province to be managed in a way that sustains the social, economic and environmental values of the biodiversity of the Central Truong Son for future generations.
Objectives
  • Implement conservation activities under a provincial plan for biodiversity conservation in the strategic forests of Quang Nam.
  • Develop the capacity of local communities and authorities to plan for, manage and monitor natural resources to benefit conservation and sustainable development.

Main activities

  • Development of village and community forest and river management systems through institutional capacity building and stakeholder consultation.
  • Institutional capacity building of FPD (Forest Protection Department) to enable effective:
    • monitoring of community management systems,
    • biodiversity monitoring and
    • forest crime enforcement.
  • Establishment of province-wide conservation education programme, with the strategy based on focal areas, species and issues.
  • Protected area management strengthening.
  • Encorporating biodiversity conservation into provincial and district planning and action.
  • Species conservation through research, training, enforcement and community-based conservation.

                For full activities list, see the Activities page
Outputs
  • Consolidation of the current process in priority areas through village, commune and district MOSAIC's.
  • Identification of HCVF's.
  • Expansion of process into other priority HCVF's.
  • Priority species population monitoring.
  • Hunting sustainability and mitigation activities & other forest resource management at community level.
  • Strengthened wildlife enforcement.
  • Institutional support at the local level.
  • Local level initiatives to meet agreed conservation targets.

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