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2000

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

Egypte

Titre : Conservation and Sustainable Use of Medicinal Plants in Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems

Pays : Egypte

Approval Date : May 01, 2000

Implementing Agency : UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Objective
The objective of the project is to conserve globally significant medicinal plant species and associated habitats in St Katherine’s Protectorate as follows :
(1) foreclose the use of critically endangered medicinal plant species in hotspots ;
(2) introduce small-scale community-based cultivation, processing and medicinal plant marketing to relieve pressure from wild sources in orchards and gardens ;
(3) introduce best practices for wild medicinal plant collection and sustainable collection levels throughout the protectorate ;
(4) promote alternative energy sources in demonstration areas ;
(5) disperse grazing pressure throughout the Protectorate ;
(6) protect community intellectual property rights in Egypt ;
(7) and replicate project successes in Egypt.

Financement
GEF Grant : 4.287 US$m
Cofin Amount : 4.766 US$m
Project Cost : 9.053 US$m

GEF (Global Environment Facility)

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