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Documenting the oral and written history of the domesticated plant species in Palestine

Palestinian authority

Titre : Documenting the oral and written history of the domesticated plant species in Palestine

Pays : Palestinian authority

Numéro projet : PAL/00/11

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 12/2000 – 3/2003

Bénéficiaire : Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem

Présentation
The project will document and conserve the culture and history of the Palestinian plant species through collect the oral and written history and information i.e. poems, holly books, stories, popular and wise sayings which are ingerited over many generations. The project will also animate the use of the cultural plants particularly whose of medical and nutritional value through raise the community awareness by conducting workshops and producing outreash material i.e. booklet and calendar to be used for promoting Eco-tourism as well.

Environmental benefits : The project added on the accumulation of the oral history documentations on the wild and cultivated species in the West Bank.
Information access : Raised people awareness on the importance of native plants biodiversity through producing and distributing 2000 copies of four years calendar about the Palestinian plant species which documented the traditional sayings in each month of the year. It distributed 1000 copies of the book on documenting the finding of the field survey and the literature review on the oral and written history of the wild and agricultural plants i.e. pomes, holly books, and stories, popular and wise sayings that are inherited over many generations. The book also stimulated the use of the cultural plants particularly whose medical and nutritional value and included maps and photos to demonstrate the plant distribution

Financement :
Grant Amount (GEF Small Grants Programme) : US$ 20,000.00
Co-Finanshing Cash : US$ 5,000.00
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 55,700.00

GEF Small Grants Programme

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