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Going for Gold - Cordyceps Conservation in Bhutan


Ref: 14030
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Paul Cannon
Lead Institution: CABI International - Egham
Host Country Institutions: CoRRB - Council of Renewable Natural Resources Research of Bhutan, MoA, Bhutan, BIOTEC - National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Start Date: 2005-05-01
End Date: 2008-09-30
Funding: £204,936.00
Website: http://194.203.77.76/Cordyceps/
Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: Bhutan
Purpose: Cordyceps sinensis harvest in Bhutan protected and montane grasslands conserved through research and capacity building to achieve sustainable production
Outputs: Knowledge of Cordyceps incidence and harvest, host/parasite relations and host biology Monitoring/impact scheme designed and implemented in consulation with local stakeholders Regulatory system modified in line with project findings and IP concerns, publication of regulations, best practice for harvest etc Pilot project for low-tech Cordyceps farming in place Training and capacity building (fungal and insect biology, techniques)

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Documents:
Title: 14-030 HY1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 St2 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 14-030 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 14-030 FR Ann11 Poster Darwin workshop Feb 06
Download: Article [pdf]

Title: 14-030 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]