Africulture Centre


South Africa
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Ref: 14-050

Status: Completed

Round:
13
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
Umthathi Training Project, SANBI - South African National Biodiversity Institute
Start Date:
01-05-05
End Date:
30-09-09
Funding:
£251,604.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Biomes:
Dry lands
Broad Approches:
Species conservation, Sustainable use, Institutional development
Specific Tools:
Research training, Traditional knowledge, Taxonomy, Global plant strategy
Countries:
South Africa
Project Summary:
PURPOSE: Support and enhance sustainable plant-based livelihoods that are underpinned by biodiversity in South Africa's Eastern Cape. GOAL:: Conservation of biodiversity through the development of an alternative supply of natural resources, and by affecting changes in local resource-use practice. SUMMARY:The Africulture Project was established to develop training and advocacy to support and enhance sustainable resource management and skills in the cultivation of traditionally used indigenous medicinal plants; to reduce stress on wild populations; to supply cultivated indigenous plants; and to develop an infrastructure to generate project income for long-term sustainability.
Project Outputs:
1. Production of indigenous plants to secure a sustainable supply for training for growers and supply of stock to micro-nurseries 2. Beneficiaries trained in indigenous plant cultivation pilot. Micro-nursery and agri- entrepreneurship courses developed. 3. Advocating sustainable traditional uses and appropriate recognition of plant based rights and practices 4. Information on changes in behaviour and plant use patterns arising from cultivation, training and advocacy activities


Documents:
Title: 14-050 St2 App edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:58

Title: 14-050 Applic rev edited
Download: Application Form [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:58

Title: 14-050 HR1
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:58

Title: 14-050 HY2
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:58

Title: 14-050 AR2 edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:59

Title: 14-050 HY3
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:59

Title: 14-050 AR3 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2020-11-20 00:00:00

Title: 14-050 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2010-09-16 15:32:58

Title: logframe draft Fonda 23-02-07
Download: Log Frame [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:58

Title: 14-050 Applic rev logframe Jul05
Download: Log Frame [pdf] 2008-02-20 17:01:59

Title: 14-050 AR3 Annex 1 - progress report logframe 2007-08
Download: Log Frame [pdf] 2009-09-01 14:02:15

Title: 14-050 AR3 Annex 2. Logframe 28.03.08
Download: Log Frame [pdf] 2009-09-01 14:02:15

Title: 14-050 HY4
Download: Half Year Report [pdf] 2009-10-07 10:33:12

Title: 14-050 AR4 logframes
Download: Log Frame [pdf] 2009-11-16 13:02:34

Title: 14-050 AR4 - edited
Download: Annual Report [pdf] 2009-11-16 13:02:34