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Darwin Initiative Research Exercise on Community Tree Seeds in Botswana


Ref: 12001
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Hugh Pritchard
Lead Institution: RBG Kew - Wakehurst Place
Host Country Institutions: MoEFR - Togo, Tanzania Tree Seed Agency - TTSA, Reforestation Project, Institute National de Recherche Agronomiques - INRAN, IER - Institut d'Economie Rurale, Mali, Forestry Research Institute of Malawi - FRIM, Kenya Forest Research Institute - KEFRI, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana - FORIG, Forestry Research Centre - FRC - Ethiopia, Institut National de Recherche Agronomique - CNRA, Centre National de Semences Forestieres - CNSF, MoEWT - Botswana, INRAB - Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Benin, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI) - Italy, National Forest Authority Tree Seed Centre
Start Date: 2003-06-01
End Date: 2006-06-30
Funding: £187,200.00
Website:
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Botswana
Purpose: To enhance the role and capacity of institutes in the conservation and sustainable use of native tree seeds of community value
Outputs: Increased research base for listed species.Increased capability of institutes' staff to undertake and promote / disseminate seed research Increased dialogue between institutes on all aspects relating to tree seeds and conservation targets.

Related Projects: Cryoconservation Centre of Excellence for Sub-Saharan Africa, Orchid Seed Stores for Sustainable Use (OSSSU), Protecting Ugandan endemic cycads from biodiversity loss and trafficking

Documents:
Title: 12-001 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-001 HR2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-001 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-001 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 12-001 HR3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 12-001 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]