Last updated April 2010 
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  • Centro de Investigacion y Preservacion de la Amazonia (CIPA), is the research institution attached to the regional University of Pando. Its research and education focuses on the region's development and conservation.

  • Herencia Interdisciplinaria para el Desarollo Sostenible is a local NGO implementing most of the management plan in Manuripi.

  • Museo de Historia Natural, Noel Kempff Mercado is a Santa Cruz based museum of natural history engaged in research throughout Bolivia.


  • ATD: Association Terre et Développement is a local NGO based in Ngoumou, the “capital” of the administrative division, and is linked to a Belgian NGO. They provided one of their staff to help facilitate meetings and exercises and assist in the household surveys.

  • ONADEF (Office National de Développement des Forêts) is in charge of the management of the forest reserve and is currently being restructured. It is not clear who will take over the management. The office in Ngoumou was involved in previous CIFOR activities in the area and they were officially notified of our presence and of the goals of the project. They were helpful in providing us with a map of the reserve.

  • University of Yaoundé I. Dr Zpafack from the university was our botanist, in charge of the sample plot activities and supervising a student who will write her Master's thesis on the survey results.

  • The team also included a researcher from the ACM programme who had worked in the village before and who was mostly involved in the village activities.


  • University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

  • Office of the City Planning and Development. 

  • Palawan Herbarium, College of Science, Palawan State University

  • E CAN ZONING COMPONENT SEMP PCSDS, Puerto Princessa Philippine.