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2002

Egypt Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants in Arid and Semi-Arid Ecosystems

Egypte


Pays : Egypt

Partner(s) : Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Durée : 2002 – 2010

Objective

The immediate objective of the “Egypt Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants in Arid and Semi-Arid Ecosystems” project is to remove the root causes of biodiversity loss and the specific threats to the conservation and sustainable use of globally significant medicinal plants and their habitats in arid and semi-arid areas of Egypt. The project aims to conserve globally significant medicinal and wild plant species in the St. Katherine Protectorate. It focuses on protecting endangered medicinal plant species, introducing small-scale community-based cultivation, harvesting, processing and medicinal plant marketing and protecting intellectual property rights of traditional medicine.

Achievements of the project include constructing 47 enclosures to protect 12 endemic endangered species ; establishing a medicinal plants association at St. Katherine ; reviving “Helf” agreements for non-grazing ; initiating income generating activities related to medicinal plants ; initiating a nationwide survey for medicinal plants ; collecting seeds of 24 targeted species ; and preparing an encyclopedia for medicinal plants.

Informations financières

(i) Summary of GEF and UNDP inputs
GEF : US$4,117,000
UNDP : US$500,080
Subtotal : US$4,617,080

(ii) Government, GTZ/EU, Private and others inputs
GTZ/EU- (in kind) : US$618,900
Government- (in kind) US$3,004,820
Private (in kind) US$226,3981
Local/others- (in kind) US$415,800
Subtotal : US$4,265,918

Project Grand Total US$8,882,998

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