CARE-MEDIFLORA partner at international symposium and workshop in Kuwait

05 December 2017

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Prof. Bacchetta, from Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus - project partner in Sardinia, participated in the “International Symposium and Workshop on Native Seeds in Restoration of Dryland Ecosystems”, which took place in the State of Kuwait from 20th to 23rd November 2017.

In particular, Prof. Bacchetta was the Chairperson of the session "Native plant conservation and selection". In addition, he made a presentation entitled “Seed testing and conservation of autochthonous plant species for use in restoration of damaged habitats: a Mediterranean perspective”. On this occasion, he presented the CARE-MEDIFLORA project as well as the GENMEDA network.


Left: Prof. Narayana Bhat is conferring a plaque to Prof. Bacchetta for all the work carried out during the last 20 years in the Mediterranean Basin.
Middle: Prof. Bacchetta with the Director General of the Environment and Life Sciences Research Center (ELSRC), KISR, Prof. Abdul Nabi Al-Ghadban.
Right: The Centre of the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), where the conference took place.

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Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group (IUCN/SSC) Sóller Botanical Garden Foundation, Balearic Islands Office of the Environment of Corsica - National Botanical Academy of Corsica Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus, Sardinia University of Catania, Sicily Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete Agricultural Research Institute, Cyprus Department of Forests, Cyprus