People and Plants International (PPI)
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1992, as a partnership programme of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), with Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (UK) as an Associate. Previously a joint initiative of Programme on Man and the Biosphere (MAB) and WWF with the title People and Plants Initiative. Programme ended Dec 2004 when it became independent and adopted current title.
Support ethno-botanists from developing countries who work with local communities to: study and record use of plant resources; resolve conflict between conservation and over-exploitation of such resources; promote sustainable methods of harvesting non-cultivated plants; ensure that local communities benefit from conservation and use of plant resources.Available with paid subscription only.
Current programme areas (6): Sustainable resource management; Ethnoecology master's; Returning results; Policy development; Cultural landscapes and indigenous resource rights; Health and Habitat.
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Members in 11 countries
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- Plant Life
- Racial, Ethnic Groups
- Agriculture, Fisheries
- Resource Utilization
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