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2019

Preserved in herbarium flora of Tunisia and to develop an identification support tool

Tunisie

Titre : Preserved in herbarium flora of Tunisia and to develop an identification support tool

Pays : Tunisie

Numéro projet : TUN/SGP/OP6/Y4/CORE/BD/2018/08

Domaine : Biodiversity

Durée : 3/2019 — 2/2020

Bénéficiaire : Association Tunisienne de Développement Durable : La Recherche en Action

Présentation
The conservation of representative samples of the entire flore of Tunisia in a herbarium meet international conservation standards, functional, dynamic, sustainable and available online.

Provide the scientific community with young people specialized in botany and bioinformatics (researchers, students, technicians and workers) qualified for regular maintenance, boarding, labeling inventory, archiving, digitization, databases ... specimens is a necessary step to ensure the conservation, sustainability and dynamics of existing herbaria and the development of new ones in other educational or research institutions as well as in protected areas which justifies integration into the project of an action for the reinforcement of competences in this field. Strengthening skills in these specialties will enable the applicant organization and the teaching institute to safeguard its herbarium, enrich it, maintain it and ensure its sustainability. This herbarium will constitute a base in theoretical and practical teaching and research in different disciplines (botany, taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology, genetics, biogeography, ethnobotany ...).

Financement
Grant Amount : GEF (SGP) : US$ 31,015.77
Co-Finanshing in-Kind : US$ 20,481.10

GEF Small Grants Programme

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