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Ram Chandra Poudel


Ref: EIDPS015
Type: Fellowship
Project Leader: Ram Chandra Poudel
Lead Institution: RBGE - Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Host Country Institutions: Tribhuvan University
Start Date: 2007-09-15
End Date: 2008-09-05
Funding: £28,361.00
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Status: Completed
Regions: South Asia
Countries: Nepal
Purpose: To greatly extend the technical and scientific capacity of Darwin Fellow Ram Chandra Poudel in plant biodiversity conservation. He will obtain Edinburgh’s internationally renowned MSc degree on Plant Biodiversity and Taxonomy, based at RBGE and Edinburgh University. This will include a research thesis revising a significant plant group which will also contribute to the Flora of Nepal. Collaboration with Himalayan experts at Aberdeen University will extend the training in ethnobotany. Mr Poudel is already experienced in training others and the benefits of this fellowship will be disseminated to other Nepalese botanists via targeted training activities and an active research programme.
Outputs:

Related Projects: Building capacity for plant biodiversity inventory and conservation in Nepal

Documents:
Title: EIDPS015 App - edited
Download: Application Form [pdf]

Title: EIDPS015 FWHY
Download: Half Year Report [pdf]

Title: EIDPS015 FWFR - edited
Download: Final Report [pdf]