Posts filed in High Atlas Cultural Landscapes

Seed collection and community seed banks in the High Atlas

A seed bank is a documented collection of seeds held for long-term...

A seed bank is a documented collection of seeds held for long-term security or for ease of access. It aims to acquire and maintain seeds of high quality that will...

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Interactive learning about local plants with primary school students in the High Atlas

A fun day with primary school students in Imegdal, when we learned...

A fun day with primary school students in Imegdal, when we learned about their valuable crops through a series of interactive activities....

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Ethics in ethnobotanical research: implementing Access and Benefit Sharing

Global Diversity Foundation - Conducting ethical conservation research, featured by Botanic Gardens...

Global Diversity Foundation - Conducting ethical conservation research, featured by Botanic Gardens Conservation International, describes GDF's ethical engagement with communities through Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), and Free Prior Informed...

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Annual Moussem festival in Ait M’hamed: a celebration of tradition…(part 2)

A colourful workshop on natural plant dyes, a facilitated dialogue on the...

A colourful workshop on natural plant dyes, a facilitated dialogue on the agdal in Igourdan, a fun art class for primary school students…. all this and more at the Moussem...

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Annual Moussem festival in Ait M’hamed: a celebration of tradition and biocultural diversity

During the last week of April, we left our desks for a...

During the last week of April, we left our desks for a few days to participate in the annual Moussem festival in Ait M’hamed, a lively village located in the...

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Achieving the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation in the Moroccan High Atlas

Our article, entitled Achieving the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation in the...

Our article, entitled Achieving the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation in the Moroccan High Atlas, in Darwin Initiative's May 2018 newsletter, describes how our project “Mobilising useful plant conservation to...

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High Atlas community welcomes (first) annual health caravan

Global Diversity Foundation and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association organises first health...

Global Diversity Foundation and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association organises first health caravan in Aït M’hamed, as part of the commitment to providing access to health services in mountainous areas....

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How to benefit local communities through conservation action

In November 2017, 19 young Moroccan researchers gathered to exchange innovative ideas...

In November 2017, 19 young Moroccan researchers gathered to exchange innovative ideas on how to transform new knowledge on biodiversity into conservation action that benefits local communities....

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Engaging with communities on conservation and traditional plant knowledge

GDF's partner Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association was invited by the ‘Friends...

GDF's partner Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association was invited by the ‘Friends of Toubkal National Park for Conservation of the Environment and the Walnut Tree Association’ to join the annual...

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