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Nature Palestine Society’s team inspecting Iris lortetii in Nablus, Palestine.
Nature Palestine Society’s team inspecting Iris lortetii in Nablus, Palestine.
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Plant Conservation in the North Eastern Slopes Region Key Biodiversity Area, Palestine
Grantee Name: 
Nature Palestine Society
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,980
DATES
Dec 2022
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Feb 2024
Stats
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,980
DATES
Dec 2022
-
Feb 2024

Assess the distribution of the near-endemic and threatened Iris atrofusca and Iris lortetii in in the North Eastern Slope. Establish in-situ conservation sites and conservation seed collection activities. Increase the knowledge and skills of young volunteers of different sectors from the local community. Support the integration of plant conservation into future management plans and conservation framework of Key Biodiversity Areas and protected areas in Palestine.

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