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Certification to Support Conservation of Endangered Mexican Desert Cacti


Ref: 14059
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Julie A Hawkins
Lead Institution: University of Reading - Plant Sciences
Host Country Institutions: UAQ - Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro
Start Date: 2005-09-01
End Date: 2008-08-31
Funding: £240,106.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Central America
Countries: Mexico
Purpose: to support the conservation, sustainable harvest and use of Mexican desert cacti and to ensure stake-holders get a fair share of benefits arising out of exploitation by the horticultural trade
Outputs: • report on methodology/policy for certification • collection of tissue and DNAs for development and testing • low cost, robust DNA technologies developed and transferred • university-level training • peer-reviewed scientific publications • information leaflet

Related Projects: DNA tools to safeguard sustainable trade in Indian medicinal plants

Documents:
Title: 14-059 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-059 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 508 Pre-Project report
Download: Pre Project Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 AR1 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 FR 2nd stakeholders meeting
Download: Meeting Report [pdf]

Title: 14-059 FR project leaflet
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-059 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]