The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.

The dynamics of large infrastructure development in conservation of the Serengeti Ecosystem - the case study of a road through Serengeti National Park. Phase 1 report.

This report presents results from the first field surveys for the five Thematic Areas – Biodiversity (Zoology and Botany), Human and Animal Health (HAH), Environmental Science, and Socio-ecology - that was conducted along the proposed Serengeti road in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Districts. The project area comprises five sections, four of which are within community areas and one inside Serengeti National Park. The study is part of the capacity building project under ‘Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES) in Serengeti Ecosystem of Northern Tanzania.

The report highlights on background information to the study, objectives, research design and methodology, preliminary results, and important conclusions and predictions.