Stories

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

In the Museum of Contemporary African Art of ...

Global Migrants Project promotes respect for the human rights and personal dignity of migrants stranded in Morocco....

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High Atlas community welcomes annual health caravan (Morocco)

Women waiting outside the health centre in Aït ...

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 GESA impacted my life

By Nessie Reid, Global Environments Network and ...

Nessie Reid, a Global Environments Summer Academy alumna, writes about her personal experience at the 2013 academy....

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How to benefit local communities through conservation action: a young researchers workshop in Morocco

By Pommelien da Silva Cosme, Communications ...

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

By Pommelien da Silva Cosme, Communications ...

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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Festival season in the High Atlas – engaging with communities on conservation and traditional plant knowledge

MBLA team at the annual Asni Walnut Festival A ...

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

It’s all hands-on deck to complete the ...

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 to support community adaptation and resilience to climate change in the High Atlas, Morocco

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

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Seeds at the heart of first Community Exchange in Europe

by Emily Caruso, Regional Programmes Director, ...

The 1st European Community Exchange on Seed Diversity and Sovereignty was held 23-27 September 2017 in Barcelona. Designed for members of the European community working on issues surrounding seeds....

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Building a Common Vision for a Sustainable School Garden

Discussing the irrigation and educational aspects ...

Global Diversity Foundation and Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihoods Association continues working with Dar Taliba Ourika to conserve wild plant species and traditional crop varieties for local communities, and train students...

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