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Preservation of Medicinal Herbs in Dry Lands, Al Hammam, Matrouh (Egypt)


Titre : Preservation of Medicinal Herbs in Dry Lands, Al Hammam, Matrouh (Egypt)

Pays : Egypte

N° projet  : EGY/SGP/OP4/Y1/RAF/2008/315

Durée : Start Date : 6/2008 End Date : 4/2012

Résumé du projet
Project Objectives : 1. Maintenance of wild plants developing special economic importance to exploit the way that sustain them 2. Developing the local environment at the economic, cultural and social levels.
Project’s Activities : 1.Organizing seminars in six allocated areas to create awareness of community as well as students in schools on the importance of preserving wild plants. 2.Printing publications 3.Collection and the definition of wild plants used in folk medicine 4.Cultivation area of land as trial areas to maintain wild plants.

* Cultivation of four different types of plants (onions Pharaoh - Thyme - Alsnamiky - Aldjadh)
* Organizing training courses for farmers from local community to introduce them to appropriate ways for each type of breeding, to ensure the continuity of the project, as well as to achieve economic returns to the beneficiaries, as these species are medicinal plants with high economic value.
* Modify the irrigation system to suit the needs of each plant within climate change, which formed the unexpected obstacles that were overcome.
* Printing and distributing awareness raising materials ( posters and brochures)
* Establishing herbarium for a number of plant species including the scientific name, local name, place, date of collection and the definition.

Grant Amount : US$ 20,000.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 11,500.00
Co-Financing in-Kind : US$ 9,500.00

Bénéficiaires  : Arab Association for Environmental protection And Development

GEF Small Grants Programme

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