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The Darwin Course in Plant Conservation Techniques for East Africa


Ref: 5112
Type: Main Project
Project Leader: Mr Mike Maunder
Lead Institution: RBG Kew - Jodrell
Host Country Institutions:
Start Date: 1996-05-01
End Date: 1999-03-31
Funding: £169,560.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Purpose: To strengthen plant conservation in East Africa through focused training programmes and encouragement of networking of in-country professionals.
Outputs: 42 plant conservation professionals trained representing 21 African Institutions; 69 participants in total on 3 Darwin Specialist Workshops (Seed Conservation, Botanic Garden Conservation Role, Biodiversity Restoration); workshop manuals, articles; posters.