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Development of the International Centre for Ecology in Ethiopia


Ref: 7128
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Nigel Dunnett
Lead Institution: University of Sheffield
Host Country Institutions: EC Sustainable Agricultural and Environmental Rehabilitation Programme, University College for Dryland Agriculture
Start Date: 1998-09-01
End Date: 1999-09-30
Funding: £0.00
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Status: Cancelled
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Ethiopia
Purpose: To provide a focus for conservation and enhancement of biodiversity in Tigray and provide a focus for the sustainable use of natural resources including indigenous crop species.
Outputs: Site based outputs - proposals for the creation and restoration of demonstration forest ecosystems; long term management plan; education and interpretative strategy; identification of key species. Regional outputs - identification of existing biodiversity capital; rehabilitation strategy; outreach programme; International Cente for Ecology creation.

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