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Director: Benjamin B. Beck
Research Objectives: Study of 1) behavioral ecology of a small isolated group of chimpanzees; 2) dynamics and restoration of a 1,400 ha forest fragment; 3) metapopulation management of eastern chimpanzees; 4) community-based conservation.
Field Positions and Volunteers: Volunteers and students accepted based on submitted proposals and availability of support.
Species Studied: Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii (East African chimpanzee)
Other Species at Site: Cercopithecus kandti (golden monkey)
Publications: Chimpanzee Corridor Proposed; Science; 28 March 2008
Comments: See www.greatapetrust.org for complete details. In-Country Coordinator, Gishwati Area Conservation program, is Madeleine Nyiratuza. Principal Investigator is Dr Rebecca Chancellor. Rwandan counterpart organization is Ministry of Environment and Lands.
Last Updated: 2010-03-11
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