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Man takes clipping of plant while other man writes on notepad.
Hassan Rankou and Rachid Aitbabahmad collecting plant samples for population studies and as herbarium specimens.
© Inanc Tekguc, for Global Diversity Foundation​
Integrated River Basin Management in Ait M’hamed and Imegdale Rural Communes
Grantee Name: 
Global Diversity Foundation
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$196,987
DATES
May 2014
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Dec 2016
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$196,987
DATES
May 2014
-
Dec 2016

Improve water and soil management in two river sub-basins of the Atlas Mountains, in the Communes of Imegdale and Ait M'hamed, Morocco. Starting with a participatory assessment of the situation of the river sub-basins and an analysis of the current water use, Global Diversity Foundation (GDF) will work with the communities, local governments and foundations to design local water resource development plans, which include provisions for maintaining the flows of water for natural areas. The project intends to support better management of at least 1,000 hectares of agricultural land and to protect 100 hectares of natural areas rich in plant diversity.

Strategic Direction: 2 Establish the sustainable management of water catchments and the wise use of water resources with a focus on the priority corridors of the (1) Atlas Mountains, (2) Taurus Mountains, (3) Orontes Valley and Lebanon Mountai