Conservation of Indigenous and Medicinal Plants
Conservation of Indigenous and Medicinal Plants
This project aims at the cultivation of indigenous/endemic medicinal plants at Britannia Government School. It is a project which involves the community for the children of Britannia Government School as well as the villagers have been involved in the identification of existing indigenous/endemic medicinal plants. The Parent Teacher's Association is involved in the monitoring of the programme and they will at the end be responsible of a greenhouse. The grant allocated by GEF/SGP has mainly been used for converting a neglected plot of land at Britannia Government School into a greenhouse and a conservation area. Revenues that will be generated by the selling of the seeds and plants will be used for the maintenance and further expansion.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
Jeune Chambre Economique de Quatre-Bornes
Country:
Mauritius
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 17,751.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 181.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 4,344.00
Project Number:
MAR/95/G52/I/12
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Notable Community Participation
Community members of Britannia village as well as school children are all involved in the identification and propagation of the medicinal plants.
Promoting Public Awareness of Global Environment
Considerable coverage has been provided by the press on the project, specially for the launching of the greenhouse.
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Grantee Contact

Mr Alven Soopaya
 

Address

Quatre-Bornes
 

Website

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SGP Country office contact

Mrs. Pamela Bapoo-Dundoo
Phone:
(230) 213 53 84
Fax:
(230) 212 14 11
Email:

Address

2nd Floor, Sugar Industry Pension Fund Building, 1 Remy Ollier Street
Port Louis, Mauritius

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