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Participatory forest management for medicinal plant production in Peru


Ref: 13015
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Anna Lawrence
Lead Institution: University of Oxford - Contracts
Host Country Institutions: Centro EORI de Investigación y Promoción Regional Peru
Start Date: 2004-05-01
End Date: 2007-11-30
Funding: £140,257.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South America
Countries: Peru
Purpose: With indigenous communities, develop a management plan to conserve cultivate and commercialise medicinal plants in the RBM, and a regionally applicable methodology for the process.
Outputs: 1. Indigenous, scientific and market information on medicinal species documented. 2. Natural populations of medicinal plants evaluated and monitored 3. Selected medicinal plants propagated and cultivated 4. Management plan developed, and methodology and project lessons promoted regionally

Related Projects: Youth Participation in Protected Area Management in Rodna Mountains, Strengthening Biodiversity Capacity in the Forestry Curriculum, Viasayas (Philippines), Agroforestry Manual Using Native Species, Bolivia, Sustainable management of forest medicinal plants by Peruvian indigenous communities