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3RD MEDITERRANEAN PLANT CONSERVATION WEEK ‘PLANT CONSERVATION STRATEGIES: FROM SCIENCE TO PRACTICE’

From September 27th to October 1st, 2021

The 3rd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week (3MPCW) is aimed at researchers and young scientists engaged in plant conservation in the Mediterranean type ecosystems.

The main theme will be training and experience sharing in the field of Mediterranean plant conservation.

Participants will learn about current techniques in different fields of plant conservation and create partnerships that will help them to carry out their own projects.

The main Thematic Areas are:

1) Taxonomy, inventories, Conservation Status assessment

2) Conservation planning and ex situ / in situ techniques

3) Networking, learning and communication.

The 3MPCW is organised by CIHEAM Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF), IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group (MSPG) & the Network of Mediterranean Plant Conservation Centres (GENMEDA).