runs on a shoe-string. We could provide many more answers
to many more pressing questions if we had more funding.
If you want to talk about possibly of funding African-focussed
science then please email Simon
Lewis. We are keen to discuss new funding modes, such
as adopting plots to fund regular monitoring.
are very grateful to the following funding agencies for
their support of AfriTRON:
The Royal Society, University Research Fellowship to
Environment Research Council (NERC) New Investigators
Award to Simon Lewis (NE/D000300/1).
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Standard
Grant to Simon Lewis, Oliver Phillips, Yadvinder Malhi.
Environment Trust Award to Simon Lewis.
Faculty of Environment (University of Leeds) Environmental
Knowledge Transfer Fund financed the construction of this
thank the following institutions for contributing to the initiation and
remeasurment of the forest plots in Afritron: University of Leeds (UK),
University of Yaounde (Cameroon), Forestry Commission of Ghana, University of
Agriculture (Nigeria), Bureau Waardenburg bv (The Netherlands), Institute for
Tropical Ecological Research (IRET, Gabon), Smithsonian Institution (US),
Wageningen University (The Netherlands), Plantlife International (UK), Wildlife
Conservation Society-Democratic Republic of Congo, National Museum of France,
University of York (UK), University of Dar es Salaam, Centre for International
Forestry Research (Indonesia), University of Aberdeen (UK), University of Dublin
(Republic of Ireland), University of Toronto (Canada), Mbarara University
(Uganda), and Forest Development Authority (Liberia).