New events

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF REASEARCH PROPOSALS FOR FUNDING TO RNCEAR Read more..

- Carbon Dynamics in Rwanda by Brigitte Nyirambangutse Read more..

- CALL FOR LOGO DESIGN / RNCEAR Read more..

- 5th Annual meeting for RNCEAR to be held at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) Read more..

- YVES P. GAKUNDE, FORMER ASSISTANT TO THE CONSERVATION BIOLOGY EDUCATION PROJECT AT NUR, WAS CHOSEN FOR CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE UNIVERSITY. Read more..

Research

- Different research have been done in different domain of biology. The exemples of those research are :

- Ecological study of the habitat and population density of Bradypterus graueri, and endemic bird in Mukura Forest Reserve, Rwanda

- Impact of crop raiding on socio-economics of people living along the border of Cyamudongo forest fragment, Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

- Edge and Matrix effect on Phenology of some mountain tree species’ in Nyungwe National Park

- Evaluating the Impact of Climate Parameters on Ericaceous species of Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

- Isolation and Identification of thermophilic bacteria of geothermal water of Lake Kivu

- Characterization of yeast strains isolated from leaven and sorghom beer in Rwanda :
testing resistance to temperature and ethanol

- Study of dual infection by PCR/HMa and sequestration in cohorts of couples both in fected with HIV-1 in Kigali cit

  Partners (sponsor a student research project)

Diverse parteners contribute to the success of the daily activities of the department and the Conservation Biology education Project. These partners are as follow :

-  MacArthur Foundation, USA

-  Karisoke Research Center

-  WCS : Wildelife Conservation Society

-  IRST : Institute of Scientific and Technological Research

-  KCCEM : Kitabi College of Conservation and Environmental Management

-  ISAR : Rwanda Agricultural Research Institute

-  RDB : Rwanda Development Board

-  GATI/GACP : Gishwati Are Conservation Program is a joint effort of the Rwandan government with Great Ape Trust and Earthpark, Iowa-based projects funded by Des Moines businessman Ted Townsend. The Project was unveiled by Townsend and Rwanda President H.E Paul KAGAME in September 2007 at Clinton Global Initiative. The Objectives are :
• To create a National Conservation Park in the Gishwati National Forest,
• To restore ecosystem services in the form of improved water quality ; reduced soil erosion and flooding ; fewer landslides ; and increased sequestration of carbon.
• Restore natural Biodiversity, with special emphasis on chimpanzees as a keystone and flagship species.
• Generate income through ecotourism, investment opportunity, and local employment.

-  Antioch University, New England,USA

-  Redirect Project

-  IGCP : International Gorilla Conservation Program

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