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Science-based interventions reversing negative impacts of invasive plants in Nepal


Ref: 23031
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Dr Mark Watson
Lead Institution: RBGE - Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 2016-04-01
End Date: 2019-03-31
Funding: £293,585.00
Website:
Status: Current
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Purpose: DESCRIPTION: Developing the scientific knowledge-base and in-country capacity to tackle the increasing challenges from invasive plants in Nepal. Engaging local communities in recognition, control and utilisation of invasive plants, and reclaiming infested lands. Using invasive plant biomass for alternative, carbon-sensitive bioenergy sources to improve livelihoods, reduce poverty, conserve biodiversity and offset carbon. OUTCOME: Increased knowledge, awareness and effective management of invasive plants in Nepal. Safeguarding and restoring biodiversity, creating carbon sensitive alternative sources of bioenergy and soil improvement, and enhancing livelihoods and wellbeing.
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Documents:
Title: 23-031 App rev Mar16 - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: 23-031 HR1 - edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-031 AR1 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]

Title: 23-031 HYR2 - Edited
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: 23-031 AR2 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf]