Plant Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Utilisation Training in West Africa


Benin, Cameroon
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Ref: 6-100

Status: Completed

Round:
5
Funding Scheme:
Main Project
Project Leader:
Lead Organisation:
Project Partners:
MoEA - Cote d'Ivoire, MoEF - MINEF - Cameroon, MoEA - Benin
Start Date:
01-08-97
End Date:
31-03-00
Funding:
£148,200.00
Regions:
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries:
Benin, Cameroon
Project Summary:
To provide 90 Darwin Fellows from West African countries with the skills and experience necessary for them to order, collect, conserve and utilise their native botanical diversity.
Project Outputs:
30 trainees from West Africa trained for 3 weeks in each of the following - 1) taxonomy, ecogeography, conservation strategies, characterisation and evaluation, sustainable utilisation; 2) formulation and application of ex-situ conservation strategies, seed collection, field gene banks, botanic garden and in vitro conservation; 3) formulation and application of in situ conservation strategies, genetic reserve and on-farm conservation. Training materials


Documents:
Title: 6-100 FR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf] 2008-04-03 14:10:46