Creation of new opportunities to work on other areas of medicinal plants identification and documentation

June 15, 2017

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Nigeria

Creation of new opportunities to work on other areas of medicinal plants identification and documentation

About the Implementing organization

Name: Somdal village

Country: Nigeria

Year of establishment: 1995

Type of organization: Community-based association or organization / Legally recognized non-profit status / Indigenous group or organization

Description

This project led to another grant by TETFUND to identify plants used in the treatment of malaria and test the efficacy of such plants. the survey was conducted in Ten Local goverments areas of Niger and Kwara states with nupe speaking people and result published in Global Journal Res. Med. Plants & Indigen. Med. 3:4:112–126 ISSN 2277-4289.

Nature Element

Forests

Type of Action

Protection / Access and benefit sharing

Sustainable Development Element

Jobs and livelihoods / Health

Related Sustainable Development Goal(s)

  

Environmental Impacts

Focused discuss on conservation of these plants, indigenous knowledge and documentation.

Sustainable Development Impacts

Renewed interest sustainable use of the identified pants

Scalability

Can be expanded to cover the entire Nigeria

Replicability

Can be replicated and would lead to documentation of new biodiversity.

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