Conservation of Endangered Plants and their Associated Fungi in Kenya
Dr Paul Cannon
CABI International - Egham
Host Country Institutions:
KWS - Kenya Wildlife Service, University of Nairobi, Forest Department, Kenya
To assess the conservation status of fungi associated with a range of rare and endangered plants in Kenya, leading to the development of species action plans for the protection of both fungi and plants.
6 training courses trained a total of 81 staff; training material; description of 22 new species and 2 new genera of fungi; manual on identification/recognition of fungal species; 8 publications; database of fungal species; reference collection of +1000 specimens; seminars; equipment donated (including 4 computers, microscope, cabinets, books, CD-ROM).; internet site
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