Dry and Sub-humid Lands Biodiversity

Case Study Details

Name of Partnership Conservation & Sustainable Use of Dryland Agro-biodiversity in the Near East
Organization United Nations Development Programme
Regions Africa
Description The project aims at promoting the conservation of important wild relatives and landraces of agricultural species in each country by introducing and testing in-situ and on-farm techniques. The project works closely with farmers and the rural communities for the conservation and sustainable use of agro-biodiversity.
Lessons Learned Need for strong links with local communities.

Importance of linking biodiversity conservation and sustainable use with food security.
Web Site http://www.lari.gov.lb/agrobio/aboutus.asp
Main Actors Indigenous and Local Community Organizations
Type of Capacity Building Building Partnerships
Individual Capacity Building
Keywords Community-based Natural Resource Management
Stakeholder Engagement