Building capacity for plant biodiversity inventory and conservation in Nepal
Professor Stephen Blackmore
RBGE - Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Host Country Institutions:
Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
To strenghten the capacity of Nepal to conserve and use sustainably its rich plant resources by training Nepali botanists to collect plants and assess conservation status in field. To enhance the representation of species in the collections and to train staff in collections and information management in the herbarium. Enabling Nepalis to contribute to international taxonomic research on Nepal.
Training materials - course book on Plant , identification and Herbarium ManagementPresentation of Nepal Plant Information System via the web.Collection and curation of new herbarium material for reference collections and documentation of status.Preparation of accounts for Volume 3 of the Flora of Nepal
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