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Conservation of Endangered Plants and their Associated Fungi in Kenya


Ref: 6054
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Paul Cannon
Lead Institution: CABI International - Egham
Host Country Institutions: KWS - Kenya Wildlife Service, University of Nairobi, Forest Department, Kenya
Start Date: 1997-06-01
End Date: 2000-07-31
Funding: £147,114.00
Website: http://www.cabi.org/bioscience/darwin
Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Kenya
Purpose: To assess the conservation status of fungi associated with a range of rare and endangered plants in Kenya, leading to the development of species action plans for the protection of both fungi and plants.
Outputs: 6 training courses trained a total of 81 staff; training material; description of 22 new species and 2 new genera of fungi; manual on identification/recognition of fungal species; 8 publications; database of fungal species; reference collection of +1000 specimens; seminars; equipment donated (including 4 computers, microscope, cabinets, books, CD-ROM).; internet site

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Documents:
Title: 06-054 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]