Natural Resources Management in Ecuador
last updated: Thursday, September 6, 2012
FAO Component Sistematization Yasuní (in Spanish)
Breeding Center of Wild Animals (in Spanish)
This paper presents a comprehensive diagnosis of the reality of wildlife management in the Amazon of Ecuador. For this purpose has been systematized existing experiences in holding centers or wildlife management in this region. The study of the concept of wildlife management forms, and using the farms as key elements of ex-situ management, and then describes summarizes the most relevant ones.
Action plan for small-scale rural aquaculture and stock enhancement of aquatic species (in Spanish)
Use and preparation of fruits and local products (in Spanish)
Manual handling capybaras (in Spanish)
Book of photographs of Yasuní (in Spanish)
This book is a brief look at the work of the United Nations Agency for Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) under the Program for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve (Program Yasuní) in the province of Francisco de Orellana. This program was conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment (MAE).
|Guide for procurement of breeding stock of capybara (in Spanish)|
The selection of animals for breeding of a species is based on the search mejoramientode responsiveness in terms of productivity and takes into account aspects such as feed conversion, weight in relation to time and the number of pups per litter among others. These elements are determined in animal genetics. To effectively take advantage of these factors should promote a breeder of species and determine which features are noted to be achieved in animals and thereby select the best specimens that highlight phenotypic characteristics. The rpesente paper analyzes the main features to consider in selecting breeding stock of the capybara.