Steps on Ground Thought on Tiger Conservation in China
How to enhance political will • Strong political will in general • Some concerns from locals, concerned groups and different authorities: How large the investment? Will the tiger conservation benefit the life for locals? Should we lost some traditions? • To included the tiger conservation in “the 12th five-year plan”. • Media campaign to tell the future benefits for locals. • Policy research on the strategy to coordinate the tiger conservation and some concerned traditions.
How to improve GTSRP • Good practices: • Fuel material changing project • Compensation • Successful ecotourism, etc. • Key indicators: • Area extension for wild tigers • Number of wild tigers • Ecosystem improvement including forest, water and prey, etc. • Income and life change for locals and their attitude.
Key Good Practices and other Actions • Key good practices: • Good patrolling and monitoring • Anti-smuggling • Compensation • Other action: • Recovery of vegetation • Increase of prey resources • New livelihood for locals
How to prepare NASP • On our own with some help from international technical team