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Towards the Sustainability of the National Flower of Palestine Through an In Situ Scientific Garden
Grantee Name: 
Palestine Wildlife Society
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,380
DATES
Apr 2020
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Mar 2021
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Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
AMOUNT
US$19,380
DATES
Apr 2020
-
Mar 2021

Conduct a study to assess the current status and distribution of the national flower of Palestine (Iris haynei) in the Faqua’a area and surrounding mountains, and implement in-situ conservation actions for this threatened and endemic Iris. Increase knowledge and skills of the stakeholders to support plant conservation planning, and promote the emergence of a new generation of young professionals in plant conservation. Support innovative measures to conserve important plant communities though collaboration with local communities.

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