Posts filed in Mediterranean

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

Featured in Darwin Initiative's May 2018 newsletter, this article describes how our...

Featured in Darwin Initiative's May 2018 newsletter, this article describes how our project “Mobilising useful plant conservation to enhance Atlas Mountain community livelihoods” contributes to halting the continuing loss of...

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Spring in full swing at Dar Taliba … (and lots of delicious vegetables!)

Since the beginning of February, the Dar Taliba students received trainings on...

Since the beginning of February, the Dar Taliba students received trainings on planting vegetable seeds and successfully cultivated over 3,100 seeds in the greenhouse! ...

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New project promotes respect for human rights and personal dignity of migrants

Exploring ways of collaborating with local organisations to provide medical care to...

Exploring ways of collaborating with local organisations to provide medical care to migrants who are undocumented and cannot access the public healthcare system, and more....

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High Atlas community welcomes (first) annual health caravan

Bringing annual health caravans to vulnerable communities in the communes of Imegdal...

Bringing annual health caravans to vulnerable communities in the communes of Imegdal and Ait M’hamed to help support rural livelihoods....

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Learning to make organic fertiliser at all-girls boarding school in Morocco

Pommelien da Silva Cosme, Global Diversity Foundation's Communications and Field Officer, describes...

Pommelien da Silva Cosme, Global Diversity Foundation's Communications and Field Officer, describes the events at a permaculture training session she attended with 13 Dar Taliba students....

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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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Understanding cultural practices of conservation: an interactive workshop in Ait M’hamed

In November 2017, GDF and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association staff spent...

In November 2017, GDF and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association staff spent the weekend in Aït M’hamed at a workshop focused on group discussions on current changes to local cultural...

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Training begins for 130 girls in conservation practices and indigenous plant knowledge

Weekly training sessions to all 130 Dar Taliba students on topics ranging...

Weekly training sessions to all 130 Dar Taliba students on topics ranging from permaculture cultivation methods, seed saving and water management has begun....

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Conserving threatened plant species in the Moroccan High Atlas

Conserving threatened plant species to support community adaptation and resilience to climate...

Conserving threatened plant species to support community adaptation and resilience to climate change in the High Atlas, Morocco....

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