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Tana River primate reserve conservation assessment workshop

Tana River primate reserve conservation assessment workshop

workshop report : [Kenya 26-29 October 1991]

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Published by Captive Breeding Specialist Group in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by U. S. Seal ... [et al.].
ContributionsSeal, U. S., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Species Survival Commission. Captive Breeding Specialist Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v ([various pagings]) :
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Open LibraryOL16230865M

The Tana River Primate National Reserve locally known as Mchelelo was established in to protect some of the best remaining forest along the Tana River together with significant portions of the populations of the Tana River Red Colobus (Colobus badius rufomitratus) and the Tana River . Action: Legally protect primate habitat Key messages Read our guidance on Key messages before continuing. A review on the status of rhesus monkeys and grey snub-monkeys in China found that primate numbers increased or no more individuals were killed after the area was legally protected, alongside other interventions.; One before-and-after study in Kenya found that Tana River red .

This was the motivation behind the formation of Kenya’s National Primate Conservation Task Force (NPCTF) to help develop and drive the strategy forward. In , the World Bank donated USD million on a period of five years to help KWS (Kenya Wildlife Service) protect and manage the Tana River Primate Reserve. the county secretary, the ecosystem conservator (KFS) and the Kenya wildlife service, FAO Tana River and German Agro Action Tana River. Individual meetings were held with these stakeholders to discuss the objectives of the project. The county officials were receptive to the project and expressed their.

Geography. Most of the area was semi-arid savanna but a small portion, about 13 square kilometres ( sq mi), was made up of small patches of riverine forest.. History. The government set aside the land in as a in order to protect the swampy forests of the Lower Tana River and two endangered primates, the Tana River mangabey and the Tana River red colobus, that are found there. 3. A before-and-after trial in in swamp and riverine forest in Tana River Primate Reserve, Kenya found that despite the establishment of a tourism enterprise in the reserve along with other interventions, Tana River red colobus Colobus badius rufomitratus and crested mangabeys Cercocebus galeritus galeritus decreased over a ten year period.. Overall population size decreased from.


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Development and implementation of a management plan for the Tana River National Primate Reserve, which contains the last remaining contiguous area of indigenous riverine forest along the Tana River. The Tana Reserve protects two endangered primate species, the.

(GEF) funds to the Tana River Primate National Reserve Conservation Project are to be used. It may be most effective to increase the size of the project area so as to include, to some degree, all of the riverine forests of the lower Tana River. - Census all lower Tana River File Size: 2MB. Kenya - Tana River Primate National Reserve Conservation Project (English) Abstract.

The project outcome is rated unsatisfactory. Sustainability of the modest project achievement, of relative stability of the primate populations, and (perhaps) a reduction in the rate of habitat destruction and degradation within the project zone, is unlikely.

Kenya - Tana River Primate National Reserve Conservation Project (English) Abstract Project ratings are as follows: Project outcome is unsatisfactory; sustainability is unlikely; institutional development impact is modest; overall Bank performance is unsatisfactory; and overall Borrower performance is.

The Tana River Delta is the second most important estuarine and deltaic ecosystem in Eastern comprises of a diverse range of habitats that support a rich diversity of wildlife and rare species of monkeys in Tana primate reserve are TanaMangabey (Cercocebusgaleritus).

Decker, B. (a). Population viability of the Tana River red colobus. In Seal, O. (eds.),Tana River Primate Reserve Conservation Assessment Workshop Report, CBSG/SSC/IUCN publication for Kenya Wildlife Service and The World Bank.

The Tana River Primate Reserve was opened in to protect the Lower Tana river forest and two endangered species of monkey: the crested Mangbey and the Tana River Colobus. Access to the Tana River Primate Reserve is via the Malindi-Garissa road.

human and natural impact on native forests along the Lower Tana River flood plains in Kenya between January and March Seventeen of these forests were within the Tana River Primate National Reserve (TRPNR) while 56 were outside the protected area.

Cultivation and dyke construction had the most devastating human. One ecosystem that is threatened by human impact and has several endemic and threatened species is the Tana River ecosystem in eastern Kenya.

It is found in the lower floodplain of the Tana River comprising scattered forest patches of various sizes, on both sides of the river ().The forests are of great conservation importance because they support a high diversity of rare plant and animal.

Primate diversity and conservation in Kenya: Summary of the IUCN/SSC African Primate Red List Assessment Workshop in Rome (April ) Yvonne de Jong and Tom Butynski Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme / East African Primate Diversity and Conservation Program June Twelve genera, 19 species, and 24 subspecies of primate occur in Kenya.

Tana River Primate reserve. The primate reserve is located km east of Nairobi and km north of Mombasa in Tana River district of coast province. The ecosystem consists of riparian forests, dry woodlands and savannah habitats on the east and west of the lower Tana River.

A new conservation approach is needed because past approaches, particularly the Tana River Primate National Reserve and a World Bank/Global Environment Facility Project, failed to protect the forests. Plant uses by the Pokomo and their influence on riverine forest structure and composition are examined in the Tana River National Primate Reserve, Kenya.

Of a total 98 plant species identified with one or more uses, 15 are used as food, 34 for construction material, 43 for technology, 23 for remedy, 2 for commerce, and 20 for other uses. The mean basal area of cut wood is m2/ha, mostly.

2 hours drive from Mombasa brings you to the Tana River Primate Reserve. A fantastic spot for adrenalin junkies and bird watchers alike, the Tana River is an excellent water sports spot. The riverine forests along the Tana river is home to around species of birdlife.

Tana River Primate National Reserve - The enchanted jungle. K likes. Unofficial fanpage for all who love this small piece of wild nature. See this. The Tana River Primate Reserve was a project established in the year in order to protect the Lower Tana River’s swampy forest sites.

The establishment of the Tana River Primate Reserve was also a way of protecting two of the world’s endangered species known as the Tana River Mangabey and the Tana River Red Columbus that are present there.

yielded much success, for example the government established Tana River Primate National Reserve (TRPNR) in to conserve Tana River red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus) and Tana River crested mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus), and the unique biodiversity of the lower Tana River forests.

conservation over long period of time. The White Stork is a flagship species for the international conservation of wetlands, ecologically valuable river lowlands and low intensity farmland as well as for conservation of migratory birds in general. Thus conserving the White Stork is an important contribution toward the preservation of.

Here we report the first dietary macronutrient and mineral content information for a little-studied yellow baboon group (i.e., the Mchelelo troop) at the Tana River Primate National Reserve. The Tana River red colobus is the most endangered primate species in Africa (Grubb et al., ; Groves, ).It is endemic to a unique community of tropical riverine forest patches in a highly fragmented ecosystem in eastern Kenya ().During the last 30 years, the total population of Tana River red colobus has been estimated to number no more than individuals (Butynski and Mwangi.

The 1, kilometres ( mi) long Tana River is the longest river in Kenya, and gives its name to the Tana River County. Its tributaries include the Thika, as well as several smaller rivers that flow only during the rainy river rises in the Aberdare Mountains to the west of lly it runs east before turning south around the massif of Mount Kenya.The Tana River Primate Reserve was established in to protect the remaining forest along the Tana River and the most threatened primate species, which are; the Tana River Red Colobus and the Tana River Mangabey, both endemic to the forests of lower Tana River.Tana Basin Area is geographically situated in the south eastern part of Kenya, lying between latitudes 0 o 30’ north and 2 o 30’ south, and longitudes 37 o 00’ east .