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Habitat Enrichment and In-situ Conservation of a Rare Endemic Species of Birthwort, Albania
Grantee Name: 
Qendra për Iniciativa Rajonale
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$9,908
DATES
Jun 2020
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Aug 2021
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$9,908
DATES
Jun 2020
-
Aug 2021

Enrich conservation and habitat of critically endangered, unprotected species birthwort, namely Aristolochia merxmuelleri, on Munella Mountain, Oroshi Mountain and Lura Lakes. Establish plant population numbers, growth conditions, spatial and temporal dynamics. Engagement of in-situ conservation practices, encouragement of its inclusion to IUCN Red List. Preparation of management plan for future plant conservation. Raise awareness among local community and governmental authorities about importance of plants

Strategic Direction: 4 Strengthen the engagement of civil society to support the conservation of plants that are critically endangered or have highly restricted ranges