Protected Area Management in the HKH Region - Feasibility Study



Contract partner: IUCN Asia Regional OfficeCountry: Südasien, regional/länderübergreifend Funding amount: € 3.630,00Project start: 15.05.2007End: 31.08.2007

Short Description:

Overall goal


Within this project a feasibility study is commissioned regarding the establishment of a master programme in Protected Area Management in the Hindukush-Himalaya (HKH) region.


The master programme is currently taught at the University of Klagenfurt and includes students from the HKH region.


The objectives of the feasibility study - to be conducted by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) are as follows:

- Analysis of the relevance and potential demand of such a programme to the HKH region;

- Are there already similar master programmes or trainings in the HKH region? At what level is human capacity in the field of "management of protected areas" currently being built up in the HKH region?

- Analysis of the project environment;

project number2504-00/2007
source of fundingOEZA
sector Umweltschutz allgemein
tied
modality
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