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2020

Conserving High Atlas agrobiodiversity to improve Amazigh livelihoods in Morocco

Maroc

Titre : Conserving High Atlas agrobiodiversity to improve Amazigh livelihoods in Morocco

Pays : Maroc

Date : 01-06-20 - 31-05-23

Résumé
Erosion of traditional agricultural knowledge, adaptive local practices and plant genetic resources negatively impacts High Atlas agroecosystems that sustain a biodiversity hotspot and community livelihoods. We assist local Amazigh farmers in rural communes to improve conservation, agricultural productivity and livelihoods benefits of five locally important, genetically diverse crops. Our project cycles through phases of agrobiodiversity assessment and ex-situ conservation ; on-farm selection and sustainable cultivation of promising crop varieties ; knowledge exchange, seed sharing, product innovation and commercialisation ; and national policy support.

Project Leader : Gary J Martin
Lead Organisation : GDF - Global Diversity Foundation

Partenaires
Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association, Slow Food, Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, European Delegation for Family Farming in Latin America, Asia and Africa (DEAFAL), National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), International Centre for Agriculture in the Dry Lands (ICARDA), Imdoukal Znaga Cooperative, Aska Cooperative for Women and Children, Association Ait Lekak, Cadi Ayyad University, Cagliari Botanical Gardens, Federation for the Democratic League of Women’s Rights, Terre et Humanisme Maroc, Network for Agroecological Initiatives

Budget : £362,686.00

Darwin Initiative

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